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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Catholic Who Suddenly Wants to Be Friends
October 21 2014 6:00 AM ET

13 Gift Ideas for Newfound Catholic Friends

Advocate.com Editors

Leaked by Seth Meyers last week, here is The Advocate's list of gift ideas for our newfound Catholic friends.

WATCH: Teen Dancing Diva Is the Best Internet Meme Ever
October 20 2014 12:03 AM ET

WATCH: Teen Dancing Diva Is Best Internet Meme Ever

Jami Smith

This 15-year-old's confidence is the best thing to happen to the Internet this week. Move over divas. Brendan Jordan is everything.

WATCH: Seth Meyers Spoofs The Advocate's Vatican Coverage
October 16 2014 2:52 PM ET

WATCH: Seth Meyers Spoofs The Advocate's Vatican Coverage

Daniel Reynolds

The late-night talk show host included The Advocate in a roundup of faux reactions to the Vatican's pro-gay letter.

#TBT: Anxiety and the Men's Shower Room
October 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

Anxiety and the Men's Shower Room

Christopher Harrity

Why is the all-male shower scene such a hot button for straight guys?

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Has Some Strong Words for 'Pope Fabulous'
October 15 2014 12:20 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert's Strong Words for 'Pope Fabulous'

Jami Smith

The fake conservative host is having trouble attacking same-sex marriage now that 'Pope Fabulous The First' has softened his stance on the issue.

WATCH: Stefon Returns to 'SNL' With An Important Update
October 13 2014 12:20 PM ET

WATCH: Stefon Returns to 'SNL' With An Important Update

Jami Smith

One of SNL's most beloved characters returned and he had some huge news.

Let's Play 'Here's How You're Getting F**ked'
October 10 2014 8:00 AM ET

WATCH: A Game Show LGBTs Wish We Didn't Always Win

Jami Smith

Here's one game you don't want to win.

Op-ed: What's Your Story?
October 09 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What's Your Story?

Nikki Levy

We all have a story to tell, whether we know it or not.

WATCH: Ellen Gets Hilarious Apology From 'Facebook VP' Over Real Name Policy
October 08 2014 3:44 PM ET

WATCH: Ellen's Hilarious Apology From 'Facebook VP' Over Real Name Policy

Sunnivie Brydum

Ever the newshound, Ellen DeGeneres won't let a lack of comment keep her from reporting on what matters to the LGBT community.

Cameron Esposito's New Comedy Album Will Make You a Believer
October 08 2014 7:30 AM ET

Cameron Esposito's New Comedy Album Will Make You a Believer

Jami Smith

The lesbian comedian and her side mullet are taking the comedy world by storm with a number 1 album on iTunes.

WATCH: Gay Couple Getting Engaged on 'Ellen' Will Warm Your Heart
October 06 2014 1:20 PM ET

WATCH: Men Getting Engaged on Ellen Will Warm Your Heart

Jami Smith

Take two minutes and watch this adorable proposal orchestrated by Ellen DeGeneres. If it weren't for the Supreme Court's news, this would will make your Monday.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Asks Biographer, Did Space Travel Make Sally Ride Gay?
October 03 2014 5:47 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Asks Biographer, Did Space Travel Make Sally Ride Gay?

Rebecca Juro

The satirical faux pundit put the question to Ride biographer Lynn Sherr.

The New 'Republicans Are People Too' Twitter Campaign Is An Epic Fail
October 01 2014 7:00 AM ET

The Epic Fail of New 'Republicans Are People Too' Campaign

Jami Smith

The GOP needs a new social media expert because its new Twitter campaign isn't going so well.

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