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Silencing a beating heart
August 22 2007 11:00 PM ET

Silencing a beating heart

Maggie Quale

In this installment of Maggie Quale's series on gay parenting, the writer explores the guilt that LGBT people sometimes face when deciding to bring a new life into the world rather than adopt.

Gayest thing on TV right now: 'High School Musical 2'
August 20 2007 11:00 PM ET

Gayest thing on TV right now: High School Musical 2

Dave White

The High School Musical franchise is the most-watched sugarcoated lie on basic cable—you'll still love it.

Gay teen to the rescue
August 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Gay teen to the rescue

Steven Gaughan

Perry Moore's latest novel, Hero, about a budding young superhero and his teenage cohorts, borrows a lot from its predecessors but all in all is a fun read.

Call me madam
August 13 2007 11:00 PM ET

Call me madam

Advocate.com Editors

Phone records of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the “D.C. Madam,” revealed that a morally righteous Republican senator had used her Washington escort service. Who’s next?

Life insurance
August 13 2007 11:00 PM ET

Life insurance

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 991 2007-08-28 2007-08-14 Life insurance By Joe Kapp and Nicholas Burkholder Write Kapp and Burkholder with your personal financial questions at [email protected] .

The parent trap
August 13 2007 11:00 PM ET

The parent trap

Jen Christensen

Len Brooks markets himself as a fellow gay man who understands the desire to become a biological father. But some of his clients question whether the surrogacy sage and his agencies are too good to be true.

Hangin' tough
August 13 2007 11:00 PM ET

Hangin' tough

pdimaso

Are gay gangs really terrorizing America with pink handguns and stiletto heels? David Luc Nguyen looks for a straight answer.

Laying down the law
August 13 2007 11:00 PM ET

Laying down the law

pdimaso

On two separate occasions, Dwight O’Neal had negative run-ins with the New York Police Department. Was it because he’s a young gay black man?

Gotta have faith
August 13 2007 11:00 PM ET

Gotta have faith

Kerry Eleveld

Democrats are trying to bridge the God gap by reaching out to a new breed of “values voters.” What they’ve found just might shock gays and lesbians in more ways than one.

This gay is not for Giuliani
August 12 2007 11:00 PM ET

This gay is not for Giuliani

Steven Gaughan

After posting online his fake PSA "Gays for Giuliani," 25-year-old Ryan Davis became an unlikely political mouthpiece.

Out of Africa
August 09 2007 11:00 PM ET

Out of Africa

John August

Advocate cover subjects John August and Ryan Reynolds traveled to Africa to help build an orphanage in Malawi. August took these candid shots of their journey.

Stories from the states
August 09 2007 11:00 PM ET

Stories from the states

John Ireland

The highs and lows of same-sex couples in seven U.S. states trying to adopt.

Man in the mirror
August 09 2007 11:00 PM ET

Man in the mirror

In his new movie The Nines, the queer writer behind Go and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory cast one of the hottest straight movie stars in Hollywood to play himself. Then last month they ran off together to Malawi. So what exactly is going on between these two? John August talks to Ryan Reynolds

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