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Gina Gershon
April 23 2007 12:00 AM ET

Big Gay Following: Gina Gershon

Brandon Voss

The Showgirls and Bound star is now a children's book author but, sorry, still not a lesbian.

Don Imus: Not alone
April 17 2007 5:16 PM ET

Don Imus: Not alone

Jim David

In wake of Don Imus’ racial slurs against Rutgers women's basketball team, Advocate columnist Jim David reveals the dark secret of morning radio hosts: they’re all style over substance white males afraid of minorities at their dinner table.

Soulforce in Seattle: Confessions of an Equality Rider
April 13 2007 12:00 AM ET

Soulforce in Seattle: Confessions of an Equality Rider

Alexey Bulokhov

"Time and again Equality Riders have been told we are affirmed as human beings created in God's image but would not make suitable roommates, teammates, and coworkers. What kind of love can have such distinctions inscribed upon it?"

Music to your ears
April 11 2007 12:00 AM ET

Music to your ears

Celebrate The Advocate's annual music issue with songs from its featured artists, including the Cliks, Darren Hayes, Lesbians on Ecstacy, and Cyndi Lauper. Click here to listen to a sample, buy a single song, or download the entire Advocate iMix.

Not sold on 'The Secret'
April 10 2007 12:00 AM ET

Not sold on The Secret

Advocate.com Editors

There's no denying that The Secret has become a cultural phenomenon. But is its simplistic message harmful to LGBT people?

Trans not on board(s)
April 10 2007 12:00 AM ET

Trans not on board(s)

Joanne Herman

Most gay and lesbian organizations have become LGBT organizations in recent years. If their missions now include transgender people, why don’t their boards?

Rue McClanahan
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

Rue McClanahan

Advocate.com Editors

Good things come to those who wait.

Arjan Writes
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

Arjan Writes

Age: Too young to rock to Phil Collins and too old to dance to the Cheetah Girls, Location: Atlanta, Blog: ArjanWrites.com

Not your average LGBT center
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

Not your average LGBT center

David Sokol

With its environmentally correct design and an online registry of chic furniture to donate, Chicago’s Center on Halsted is a new kind of community gathering place.

'Blah blah blah faggot'
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

"Blah blah blah faggot"

Dave White

Commentary 984 2007-04-24 2007-04-09 "Blah blah blah faggot" By Dave White Dave White is the author of Exile in Guyville . Find him at www.imdavewhite.com .

American Idol's big gay closet
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

American Idol's big gay closet

Greg Hernandez

With its sappy songs, flamboyant contestants, and metrosexual host, American Idol is the campiest thing on TV. But could an openly gay singer win?

First violin
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

First violin

Gretchen Dukowitz

Young, transgender, African-American—violinist Tona Brown is breaking all the rules.

High notes
April 09 2007 12:00 AM ET

High notes

Tomek Fior

Songwriter Tomek Fior came to love his “feminine” voice, raising the question “When you really accept yourself, what will you sound like?”

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