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Wrongful psychoanalysis
May 07 2007 12:00 AM ET

Wrongful psychoanalysis

Steve Weinstein

Commentary 986 2007-05-22 2007-05-07 Wrongful psychoanalysis By Steve Weinstein It probably was inevitable that someone in the media would try to connect Seung-Hui Cho’s ram

Andy's muses
May 07 2007 12:00 AM ET

Andy's muses

Kyle Buchanan

An open relationship provides juicy fodder for Light at the End of the World, Erasure’s latest release.

Finding the Duclod Man Part 2
May 07 2007 12:00 AM ET

Finding the Duclod Man, Part 2

Sarah Aswell

In one of The Advocate’s most talked-about stories ever, reporter Sarah Aswell recounted her search for the mysterious stalker who targeted her and other bisexual students. But what happened after she unmasked the Duclod Man?

Strategic giving: Seven reasons to support the RNC
May 02 2007 12:00 AM ET

Strategic giving: Seven reasons to support the RNC

Patrick Sammon

Equality can't be gained from only one perspective. If LGBT people want to truly affect political and social change, start by having a presence in the Republican Party. Consider yourself more blue-state? Click here for the Democratic view.

An Ellen for the ages
May 02 2007 12:00 AM ET

An Ellen for the ages

Cathy Renna

In an ever-progressing American society that finds itself more tolerant and understanding of LGBT culture, who do we have to thank for starting all of this? Ellen DeGeneres, of course!

Out and in the military?
April 25 2007 12:00 AM ET

Out and in the military?

Whether you're out to one fellow soldier or the whole platoon, we want to hear from you.

April 25 2007 12:00 AM ET

Strategic giving: seven reasons to support the DNC

Advocate.com Editors

Democrats have proven time and again that they're the better party on LGBT issues. To take back the White House, widen our lead in Congress, and consequently improve LGBT rights, the Democrats need financial support. Not so left-leaning? Click here for the Republican's take.

The right not to remain silent
April 25 2007 12:00 AM ET

The right not to remain silent

Katie Higgins

One Equality Rider explains why being arrested in the line of duty isn't quite as romantic as it sounds.

An Obama-nation on marriage equality
April 24 2007 12:00 AM ET

An Obama-nation on marriage equality

Advocate.com Editors

Barack Obama's stance on same-sex marriage isn't just disappointing; it's hypocritical.

Trans TV timeline
April 23 2007 12:00 AM ET

Trans TV timeline

Lawrence Ferber

Decades back, when TV personalities like Milton Berle and Flip Wilson threw on dresses for laughs, they inadvertently carved first notches in the time line of transgender representation. By the ’70s drag queens, transvestites, transsexuals, and even dual-gender space travelers (in 1977’s sci-fi comedy Quark) were cropping up regularly in TV movies and popular sitcoms like The Jeffersons. Here are some highlights of characters who set the stage for Romjin’s Alexis on Ugly Betty.

What a woman!
April 23 2007 12:00 AM ET

What a woman!

Brantley Bardin

Rebecca Romijn doesn’t want to be a spokeswoman for LGBT people. But with her transgender role on ABC’s hit series Ugly Betty, that’s what she’s become. It couldn’t happen to a nicer girl. PART ONE

Man with a mission
April 23 2007 12:00 AM ET

Man with a mission

William Henderson

The author of a new book says he was infected with HIV by a priest who sexually abused him in 1977. Could this be the start of a new Catholic Church scandal?

Warren Cohn
April 23 2007 12:00 AM ET

Warren Cohn

Christopher Lisotta

“If somebody calls me tomorrow and says, ‘I’ve got $20 million,’ I’m going to get on the plane and go meet with them.”

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