outing

Queer Voices
Sexual orientation is about who you are, how you see the world and how you identify, not about your private sexual activity. And if you are public about it as a public person to a wide circle, it should be something reportable.
Queer Voices
Everyone around you starts asking questions you weren't prepared to answer. Your reaction and feelings are valid. You have been wronged.  What I just described is exactly what you did to the LGBT athletes at the Olympics in Rio. 
Queer Voices
After an avalanche of outrage, The Daily Beast last night removed a wretched article from its website which it had published on Wednesday and which had luridly exposed the sex lives of gay Olympians who were easily identifiable in the article and who were meeting on dating apps in Rio.
Queer Voices
I don't think I've read another piece of "journalism" that caused me to feel as sick to my stomach as this one.
Queer Voices
Reminder: anyone could be looking at you online.
Queer Voices
There's little sympathy in the world right now for Gawker, which has engaged in questionable and egregious reporting, but Thiel has a lot confused here.
Queer Voices
We claim we want to be treated equally as gay people, but then, in 2015, with much more acceptance in the culture, we still ask for special treatment of gay and bisexual public figures while every aspect of the sex lives of heterosexual public figures is dissected every day. We can't have it both ways any longer.
Videos
In an era where nearly every aspect of a pubic figure's life is considered fair game by the media, what are the rules around discussing their sexuality.
Queer Voices
Gawker is still reeling from the controversy surrounding a post, which has since been removed from the site, that revealed
Media
Gawker manufactured a story that accused someone of rape -- not to mention other intimate partner abuse -- apparently for clicks and giggles, then delivered it over four posts spaced more than a month apart. The author has since admitted that this was all baseless.
Black Voices
A curious case of passing took center stage on social media this week. Enter Rachel Dolezal, the 37-year-old artist, professor and NAACP leader from Spokane, Washington who is allegedly passing as black.
Queer Voices
That said, where are lesbians going to get their gossip these days? The L Chat -- "Lezzie Gossip for the Elizabeth and Bertha
Queer Voices
The media treated longstanding questions about Schock's sexual orientation and how it relates to his anti-gay voting record differently from questions about his official spending and how it relates to his fiscally conservative positions, holding these kinds of alleged hypocrisy to different standards.
Queer Voices
When I talk about Schock's "closet," I mean the system of keeping LGBTs down by intimidating and disadvantaging them. Laws like those Schock supported are designed to oppress gays and lesbians, and they send a clear message: Sure, go ahead and be openly gay; just remember that you could lose your job, your home, your safety, or your life.
Queer Voices
I fell in love with a boy who had to sneak out of his house to see me. I say "boy" not because we were teenagers breaking curfew. Shane and I were grown men, consenting adults who had been seeing each other for several months. We had everything: chemistry, passion, heat. But only when we got behind closed doors.
Queer Voices
The purpose of this piece isn't to deter people from coming out. Many of us who have done it wouldn't take it back, though