Gay Voices

Do you have something to say? Do you know someone inspirational in the community who deserves mention? Inspire others, share personal stories, express insights, or just get something off your chest. We want to hear from you!

HIV is not a death sentence. Living with Your Diagnosis

If you have recently been diagnosed HIV positive you probably have a lot of questions just like I did when I first got the news. Why me? What now? Am I going to die? When will I...

The View from Afar: A Gay Voice in Indonesia Speaks Out

My name is Agoes Rudianto, and I’m an independent photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. I offer my work about “A Night with Cabaret Dancer” to publish on...

One Couple’s Tips for Long-Term Relationship Success

Breathing Room by Aaron Walton and Andrew Logan Aaron Walton (AW): One of the things that happens after being a couple for 30 years and married since it finally became legal, is...

Coming Out Blind and “Looking For the Light of Gay”

What would you think if I told you that I’m gay, still in the closet but wanting desperately to come out and become actively involved in promoting the gay rights agenda?...

Never Can Say Goodbye: Remembering A Lover Lost to AIDS

I always think about my previous partner of eight and a half years a great deal around this time of year. He died of AIDS-related cancer on October 23, 2000 at the age of 40....

Lexie “The Hair Diva” Washington: A Trans Single Mom Making a Difference in Detroit

Ahhhh, the city of Detroit. It has seen its share of hardships and struggles. In recent years,...

How My Coming Out Helped Others Come Out

Life is such a strange concept and all of us as humans are just trying to make sense of it all. Being a 18 year old black gay man, the world tries to give you a lot of false truth...

DJ & Producer Zeke Thomas Pens Open Letter Addressing Charlottesville Unrest

Charlottesville is the most recent example that racism is unfortunately alive and doing quite well in America. Some might even say that it is thriving. This is a part of the...

Why Andrew Garfield (and others) Should Never Claim to Be Gay

Recently, Andrew Garfield claimed that he was a gay man, up until the point of actually touching another guy below the waist. He is yet another famous guy to “come out” as gay...

Trump Will Sacrifice Transgender Lives for Political Gain

We asked activist Rye Young of The Third Wave Fund (thirdwavefund.org) to help us understand Trump’s military trans ban and how we can stand against it....

This Is Why Trump Banning Transgender People from the Military Is Bad for America

President Trump has announced that he will ban transgender people from serving in the military. Why is this bad for America?...

The Adoption of Little Miss Fancy Pants by Her Gay Dads

In the fall of 2010, my husband and I decided to adopt. We had been together nearly nine years, so we were definitely attached for eternity one way or another, but we had no idea...