Was America's First Female Soldier Also LGBT?

Was America's First Female Soldier Also LGBT?

A woman in colonial Massachusetts donned men's clothing in order to escape the restrictions of her gender. Centuries later, her transgender descendant has told her story.

We Will Have Nun of That

We Will Have Nun of That

A young woman realizes she has a particular gift, but some of the authority figures around her just don't want to understand her psychic abilities.

EXCLUSIVE Excerpt From Bitter Eden About WWII Soldiers in Love

Tatamkhulu Afrika's autobiographical story of male love during wartime is an erotic tale of survival

The Lasting Impact of Grunge’s Tortured Soul, Kurt Cobain

Grunge’s Tortured Soul, Kurt Cobain

Twenty years after Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain committed suicide, it’s even more clear that his feminist, pro-gay voice was ahead of its time.

The Best Poets: Hear From the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award Nominees

The Best Poets: Hear From Lambda's Nominees

The Advocate asked each nominated poet and poetry editor from this year's Lambda Literary Awards to submit one from their collection.

Valerie Solanas: Warhol’s Would-Be Killer Is Given a Fair Shake in New Biography

Revisiting the radical feminist writer 25 years after her death.

How Black Gays Influenced the Soul Train Cultural Revolution

Must-read: The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style

Remembering Michael Callen and Essex Hemphill and the Battlefield of AIDS

Remembering Michael Callen and Essex Hemphill and the Battlefield of AIDS

Meticulously researched and evocatively told, Hold Tight Gently is this celebrated historian's poignant memorial to those lost to AIDS and to two of the great unsung heroes of the early years of the epidemic. This is an exclusive excerpt.

Iraq: A Gay Soldier’s View

Iraq: A Gay Soldier’s View

On the 11th anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq, gay former soldier Rob Smith remembers the harrowing events.

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