Soulful Inspiration
January 22 2010 7:33 PM ET Editors

In the latest installment of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, musicians like Christina Aguilera and Melissa Etheridge share the inspiration behind some of their most famous songs.

Biting Wit
January 11 2010 10:00 AM ET

Advocate Contributors

Author Michael Thomas Ford sinks his teeth into Jane Austen.

Excerpt Sordid Truths Selling My Innocence for a Taste of Stardom
December 11 2009 7:55 PM ET

Excerpt Sordid Truths Selling My Innocence for a Taste of Stardom

Advocate Contributors

In his latest memoir, adult-film superstar Aiden Shaw charts his meteoric rise to becoming the highest-paid star in gay adult films.

Forbidden Broadway Behind the Mylar Curtain
December 04 2009 12:50 PM ET

Forbidden Broadway Behind the Mylar Curtain

Advocate Contributors

The show's creator, Gerard Alessandrini (with cowriter Michael Portantiere), shares a loving, no-holds-barred chronicle of the award-winning revue that has delighted audiences around the world for three decades, spoofing shows from Annie to Wicked and stars from Ethel Merman to Hugh Jackman.

Augusten Burroughs Twisted Christmas Memories
December 03 2009 12:35 AM ET

Augusten Burroughs Twisted Christmas Memories

Advocate Contributors

The sardonic author focuses his dysfunctional gaze on the holidays in his new collection of short stories, You Better Not Cry.

And Party Every Day
November 27 2009 4:00 AM ET

Advocate Contributors

And Party Every Day: The Inside Story of Casablanca Records by Larry Harris takes readers on a freewheeling journey behind the scenes of the record company that defined the 1970s music scene, rising faster — and crashing more spectacularly — than any label in history.

Safe Shelter
November 20 2009 10:00 AM ET Editors

Photographer Lucky Michaels turns his lens on a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender young people living off and on at a homeless shelter in New York's Hell’s Kitchen.

Hot Sheet: Bruno, Ms. Jackson, and The End of the World
November 13 2009 3:40 PM ET

Hot Sheet: Bruno, Ms. Jackson, and The End of the World Editors

We'll let you decide whether 2012 is spectacular, Armageddon-tinged eye candy or a hot mess. Plus: A new take on gay romance with Dare.

Farm Hand
November 03 2009 10:00 AM ET

Farm Hand

Lesley Goldberg

Celebrated writer Rita Mae Brown leaves the lesbian jungle for life on a Virginia farm. The out novelist discusses what she’s learned from the four-legged friends who inspired her new memoir Animal Magnetism.

Hot Sheet: Ditto Knocking 'Em Dead
October 30 2009 4:05 PM ET Editors

This week might not bring anything to the screen other than a Boondock Saints sequel, but there are plenty of reasons to sit at home on the couch or head to your local concert venue.

Scholastic Relents on Lesbian Book
October 28 2009 12:45 PM ET

Michelle Garcia

Children's publishing company Scholastic says that it will include a book that it previously banned from its book fairs over a set of lesbian characters.

In Sickness and In Health
October 27 2009 6:55 PM ET

Regina Marler

Mary Cappello’s memoir Called Back takes readers on a white-knuckle journey through the experience of cancer treatment in America — especially disorienting to navigate as a woman and a lesbian.

An American Crime
October 27 2009 1:55 PM ET

An American Crime

Ross von Metzke

Best-selling novelist Patricia Cornwell made headlines last week when she filed suit against a New York investment firm for losing $40 million of her money. But she'd much rather talk about her new book, hate-crimes legislation, and Angelina Jolie.