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For the boys
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

For the boys

Showstopping cabaret star Amy Armstrong tells why she’s big on singing for the gays.

School's out
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

School's out

William Henderson

High-powered Chicago attorney Joseph Paolucci brokers multimillion-dollar investment deals without breaking a sweat. So why couldn’t he get the headmistress at his sons’ school to call him back?

The show must go on
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

The show must go on

Advocate.com Editors

When the founder of the Los Angeles–based Globe Playhouse passed away, the fate of the theater was uncertain. Now a lesbian playwright has stepped in to preserve the landmark’s legacy while refashioning its future.

An age-old problem
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

An age-old problem

Ryan Shattuck

"We turn up our noses at friendships and relationships just because the other guy is old enough to remember the 'Cougar' in John Mellencamp."

The truth about Tel Aviv
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

The truth about Tel Aviv

The Bubble portrays the Mediterranean city as a mecca for cultural, political, and religious tolerance. Time Out Tel Aviv editor Itai Valdman separates fact from fantasy.

The boys in The Bubble
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

The boys in The Bubble

Kyle Buchanan

Here’s the pitch: Two men—one Israeli, one Palestinian—fall in love. The backdrop is an insulated bohemia surrounded by one of the world’s most war-torn regions. In his latest film, director Eytan Fox takes us inside the bubble that is Tel Aviv.

Rosario Dawson
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

Big Gay Following: Rosario Dawson

Brandon Voss

Edgy as ever in the new NC-17–rated rape thriller Descent, Rent's Rosario Dawson details her own queer-soaked vie bohème.

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.

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