LGBTQ Voices

Gay Beachgoers At New York's Fire Island Spark Outrage For Partying En Masse

One 27-year-old vacationer, Corey Hannon, proclaimed on social media that he was recovering from COVID-19 while hitting the surf.

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Lucas Grabeel Might Pass On Gay 'High School Musical' Role If Film Was Made Today

Disney's 2006 smash put Grabeel on the map. These days, he thinks it would be better if an openly gay actor tackled his star-making role.

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3 Congressional Races To Watch In New Jersey’s Democratic Primary

Machine politics and progressive power are on the ballot in the Garden State.

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Artists Enlist Skywriting Planes To Expose The ICE Detention Crisis In Our Backyard

Cassils, Rafa Esparza and more than 80 other artists hope to elevate their statements about "the invisible violence taking place in our country right now."

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How Pandemic-Produced 'Saturday Night Seder' Became An Emmy Contender

Benj Pasek's digital seder raised over $3.5 million for the CDC Foundation and charmed millions with its theatrical and technical flair.

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Hong Kong's First Lesbian Pop Star Is Also One Of Its Outspoken Political Activists

A new documentary, "Denise Ho: Becoming the Song," follows the singer-turned-pro-democracy advocate as she rebuilds her music career in troubled times.

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'Harry Potter' Fan Groups Take United Stand Against J.K. Rowling's Transphobic Views

MuggleNet and The Leaky Cauldron issued a joint statement denouncing Rowling's "harmful and disproven beliefs" on trans people.

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This Woman Discovered She Was Aromantic At Age 46. Here's How It Changed Her Life.

Joci spent her entire life thinking something was wrong with her. When she learned there's a word for her romantic orientation, everything was different.

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Tessa Thompson Says Representation In Marvel's Next Phase Is A 'Pretty Big Deal'

"There’s so many cool queer characters in the comic books, and they should have a place on screen," Thompson said.

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Chef Gregory Gourdet Knows Adversity And He Knows How To Move Forward

He's faced obstacles because of race, sexuality and addiction. Here's how this chef says we can embrace inclusion.

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Behind America’s Mutual Aid Boom Lies A Long History Of Government Neglect

The tradition of mutual aid is as old as the country itself because social inequity is baked into the system.

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Revisiting The Race Wars Season Of 'Survivor'

Cast members from 2006's "Cook Islands" remember the controversial decision to divide tribes by race and ethnicity.

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'High School Musical' Director Says Disney Wasn't Ready For A Gay Character In 2006

Kenny Ortega always saw Ryan Evans, played by Lucas Grabeel, as LGBTQ. The filmmaker ultimately decided the teen would "come out in college."

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Bright Light Bright Light's New Video Is The Queer Summer Fantasy We Need Right Now

In "I Used to Be Cool," the Welsh singer thirsts for a chiseled suitor while saluting the 1980s. The electro-pop track is featured on his new album, "Fun City."

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This Is What Racial Trauma Does To The Body And Brain

Racism, injustice and brutality — experienced directly and indirectly — can have a lasting effect on a person's mental health.

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Hillary Clinton Uses Barbra Streisand’s Pandemic Question To Taunt Donald Trump

Music icon Streisand asked how Clinton would have tackled coronavirus had she been president. Trump won't like Clinton's answer.

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CNN's Anderson Cooper Breaks Down Why Donald Trump’s America Is Now ‘A Pariah State’

“The only country to send people to the moon and we can't even fly to Paris because Americans are now a health hazard."

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Randy Rainbow Can't Mask Contempt For Trump In 'Cover Your Freakin' Face!'

Maybe the comedian's "Put on a Happy Face" parody can spread laughter and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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This Photographer Is Shining A Light On Both Joy And Tragedy In The Trans Community

B. Proud's powerful "Transcending Love" series features transgender and gender non-conforming couples and sites where trans people have been murdered.

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New York's Stonewall Inn Gets $250,000 Lifeline To Avoid Closure Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The site of 1969's historic LGBTQ uprising had previously launched a fundraiser to stay afloat after being shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.

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New York's Queer Liberation March Ends In 'Violent Clash' With Police

LGBTQ advocates are condemning widely circulated videos that appear to show NYPD officers aggressively shoving demonstrators and using pepper spray.

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Hulu's Removal Of A 'Golden Girls' Episode With 'Blackface' Gets Widely Panned

Black writers criticized the decision to scrap a 1988 show featuring two characters in mud masks as "counterproductive" and "stupid."

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How ‘Welcome To Chechnya’ Designed New Technology To Document Queer Persecution

David France's astonishing HBO film follows an activist group helping gay people flee the small Russian republic.

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My Son Is Only 3. Here's Why I've Already Started Teaching Him About Pride.

"I am teaching my child that, while our family may not look like the others he sees most commonly, we are special because we are different."

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My Fiancée And I Will Be The Only Queer People At Our Wedding

"Sometimes I wonder if our family and friends would recognize our marriage at all without the party invitations."

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Trump Blames Wisconsin Lawmaker For Being Assaulted By Protesters

“I don’t know what’s worse: the beating or having someone turn something so personal that happened ... and weaponize it against you,” said state Sen. Tim Carpenter.

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Lizzo Enlists 'Queer Eye' Guys For Her Pride-Themed 'Soulmate' Video

The three-time Grammy winner gets animated in the clip for her self-empowerment anthem, which also features Netflix's Fab Five in cartoon form.

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New York's Stonewall Inn Is Fighting For Survival Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The LGBTQ bar where the 1969 uprising took place has launched a fundraiser to stay afloat after closing in March due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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27 Hilariously Honest Tweets About Quarantine Sex

"A little quarantine game I like to play is called 'Is My Neighbor Having Sex or Working Out?'"

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This Doctor Is Radically Changing People's Lives By Transforming Their A**holes

From offering anal botox to performing anal surgeries, Dr. Evan Goldstein is dedicated to making the world a more beautiful place -- one anus at a time.

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The Supreme Court Rulings On LGBTQ Rights And DACA Are Really Popular

For the first time in years, a majority of both Democrats and Republicans approve of the Supreme Court, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds.

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