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Where's our Sharpton?
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Where is our Sharpton?

Kerry Eleveld

When gays are insulted in the media, we don’t have that one eloquent defender who can mow down our opponents on the national airwaves. Why don’t we have a spokesperson of our own?

Coming home
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Coming home

Christopher Lisotta

At the nation’s first affordable-housing complex for LGBT seniors, created with public and private support, L.A.-area elders have a place to call their own.

Girl, interrupted no more
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Girl, interrupted no more

Michele Kort

Los Angeles Times sportswriter Christine Daniels (née Mike Penner) announced in an April column that she is transitioning to life as a woman. Her story set a readership record—but it’s only just beginning.

Your money: Top five financial inequalities for gay couples
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Your money: Top five financial inequalities for gay couples

In the inaugural edition of The Advocate’s new financial column, financial planners Joe Kapp and Nick Burkholder explain where the government gets you financially—and how you can get the government in return.

Better seen and not heard?
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Better seen and not heard?

Michelle Garcia

High school students across the country are running into the same roadblocks, no matter where their beliefs fall: Must they leave their First Amendment rights at the schoolhouse gate?

Gay, Arab, American
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Gay, Arab, American

Singer-songwriter Dave Hall is proud of his Arab heritage. You know, the tradition that includes inventions like algebra, sherbet—and Kathy Najimy.

Big (gay) business
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Big (gay) business

Greg Hernandez

For many Fortune 500 companies corporate pride is a year-round enterprise.

Katharine Heigl
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Katharine Heigl

John Griffiths

If the Hollywood buzz is sawing right, Katherine Heigl is about to slice off a chunk of movie stardom. This month she’s starring in the new Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) comedy, Knocked Up. But the Connecticut-bred charmer cut her way into our hearts as Izzie Stevens, the earnest intern on ABC’s smash hit Grey’s Anatomy, and earned her BGF overnight by famously taking a Grey’s costar to task for some homophobic comments. Here the outspoken actress talks about her BFF (our cover boy, T.R. Knight, of course!), her frustration with the f word, and her yen to have a gay kid—just not for a while.

Troy Perry's pride
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Troy Perry's pride

Advocate.com Editors

June 1970 saw the nation’s first gay pride parades. Here, the unabridged recollection of L.A.'s maiden march, told by Metropolitan Community Church founder Troy Perry.

His beautiful mind
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

His beautiful mind

Rachel Dowd

Inside the brain of an autistic savant lies a parallel universe.

SAAD all over
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

SAAD all over

Christopher Rice

Commentary 987 2007-06-19 2007-05-18 SAAD all over By Christopher Rice I’m still trying to wrap my head around the hard fact that the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is stead

The Reverend Mel White Remembers the Late Jerry Falwell
May 15 2007 11:00 PM ET

The Reverend Mel White remembers the late Jerry Falwell

Advocate.com Editors

Soulforce cofounder Mel White knew two Jerry Falwells: the evangelical preacher who spewed hate from the pulpit and the family man who wasn't so bad once you got to know him.

Virginia Tech's invisible gay angles
May 15 2007 11:00 PM ET

Virginia Tech's invisible gay angles

Advocate.com Editors

Why did the LGBT community feel they had no part in the story of Cho Seung-Hui and the massacre he wrought?

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