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July 1, 2016

Samra Habib's Photo Series Highlights The Faith Of Queer Muslims

HuffPost Religion is highlighting the voices of Muslim artists this Ramadan. Every Friday of the holy month, we’ll feature artwork and reflections from artists around the world on our Instagram account. You can follow along at @HuffPostRelig. Samra Habib is a queer Muslim photographer from Toronto, Canada. Faith has been a part of her identity since […]

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Empathy: Our Hope In The Fight Against Intolerance

The Technicolor parades inspiring hope throughout this nation have come to an end, and so, too, has 2016’s LGBT Pride Month, dedicated in celebration of my community. The undressing of the kaleidoscopic vestments, decoratively proclaiming a place of equality, signals the return of our flamboyantly-challenged normative society. But, as we shift our attention from collective […]

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The 21 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week

The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant — but succinct — wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 140-character musings. For this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then visit our Funniest Tweets From Women page for our past collections.      I woke […]

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June 30, 2016

This New Cafe Will Offer Fellatio With Its Espresso

Jonesing for some oral sex with your caffeine? Soon you’ll able to satisfy both cravings at the same time — at least if you’re a man living in Switzerland.  That’s right, a new cafe set to open by the end of the year in Geneva, where sex work is legal and regulated, will allow patrons to […]

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The Pulse Of Pride

Joining the iconic march down Market Street in San Francisco on the last Sunday in June — or down any main street anywhere in the world at a Pride celebration — to us is the essence of Pride. Millions of us together show the world outwardly our inner beauty and strength as LGBTIQ people and […]

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Family Planning Options For LGBT Couples

For some in the LGBT community, determining how they can start or even grow their families with the help of fertility experts is a process sometimes fraught with obstacles. I’m happy to say that in my nearly 30 years as a fertility doctor, third-party reproductive options have come a long way. And my colleagues and […]

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June 29, 2016

Singer Ryan Beatty Says He's 'Proud To Be A Raging Homosexual'

YouTube sensation and pop singer Ryan Beatty has opened up about his sexuality in a boldly-worded Instagram post.  The 20-year-old declared himself a “raging homosexual,” on Tuesday in a caption alongside a photo of a pink balloon which read “gay power.”  proud to be a raging homosexual. it's taken 20 years of suffocating in the […]

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Orlando, We Are With You

I was in Orlando, Florida yesterday. I was there giving a morning keynote to the American Library Association convention. Because I knew I was going to be in Orlando, I reached out to the HRC who have been wonderful advocates and leaders in the immediate aftermath to see if I could be of service to […]

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Trump's Backwards Views On Parenting Could Have Disastrous Implications

This past Father’s Day, author Joshua Kendall wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post exalting President Barack Obama as an exemplary father, and proposed that his hands-on parenting might actually be a key part of his legacy. As the story notes, Obama happily changed diapers and rocked Malia to sleep when she was a baby. […]

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June 28, 2016

'OITNB' Star Laura Gómez Advocates For LGBT Rights In Latin America

Dominican actress Laura Gómez says Latin America still has a ways to go when it comes to embracing and empowering the LGBT community.  The “Orange Is The New Black” actress celebrated LGBT pride at the Logo TV Trailblazers Honors on June 23, where she chatted with NBC News about her role as an ally and […]