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HIV and retirement
June 28 2007 11:00 PM ET

HIV and retirement

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 989 2007-07-17 2007-06-29 HIV and retirement By Joe Kapp and Nicholas Burkholder Write Kapp and Burkholder with your personal financial questions at yourmoney@planetouti

When gays attack
June 28 2007 11:00 PM ET

When gays attack

Why are some gay guys so mean? David Luc Nguyen looks for answers and finds Lindsay Lohan.

Look, no one's knocking your 9-to-5 gig
June 28 2007 11:00 PM ET

Look, no one's knocking your 9-to-5 gig

Todd Henneman

After all, we spend the majority of our workweek pushing papers under the flicker of fluorescent lights too. But there’s something, well, hopeful about a group of professionals who carve a career from the stuff of dreams—adventure travel, race cars, tropical islands, professional sports. They make work seem fun. So kick back in the cubicle and prepare to meet 10 gays and lesbians working outside the paradigm.

Tolliver's travels
June 28 2007 11:00 PM ET

Tolliver's travels

Charlotte Abbott

Tales of the City’s Armistead Maupin takes another trip down Barbary Lane.

Michael Moore
June 28 2007 11:00 PM ET

Michael Moore

Corey Scholibo

The man who took on Bush and 9/11 has set his sights on another tragedy—the American health care system. In his latest documentary, Sicko, Michael Moore reveals the dark side of health care in a capitalist system. But the question remains: Will he ever make a movie about us?

Akinola's power play
June 28 2007 11:00 PM ET

Akinola's power play

Kerry Eleveld

With antigay rhetoric as his tool, a Nigerian archbishop has made himself a central player in the fight over America’s Episcopal Church. But in chasing his ambitions, has he failed his own country?

Stolen beauty
June 20 2007 11:00 PM ET

Stolen beauty

Robert Farago

The Audi TT’s original design made it an automotive icon. Ten years later, its looks aren’t what they used to be—but the coupe has finally become a sports car

Planet Out financing deadline looms
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

PlanetOut financing deadline looms

Kerry Eleveld

PlanetOut Inc.’s first major hurdle in its uphill climb toward fiscal solvency is just days away. After posting a $6.9 million loss the first quarter of this year, the company’s lender set June 30 as the date by which it must raise at least $7 million—with another $8 million to come by August 31.

Left behind
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Left behind

For gay soldiers fighting in Iraq, getting information to their partners back home is its own kind of battle. Bernice Yeung finds out what it’s like to be a world away without military support.

Coming out in the line of fire
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Coming out in the line of fire

Marc Haeringer

“Don’t ask, don’t tell” presumes that battle units would collapse if gay soldiers were allowed to come out. Maybe someone should tell the Pentagon—they’re already out, and it’s only made their units stronger.

A call to arms
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

A call to arms

Corey Scholibo

Marine veteran Jeff Key survived deployment in Iraq. Now he’s a man with a new mission: ending America’s addiction to war.

Like Father, Like Son
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Like father, like son

William Henderson

Retired Coast Guard officer Bill Shipley served and lived for decades in the closet before coming out—then he found out his son was gay.

In love and war
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

In love and war

Alec Mapa

Commentary 988 2007-07-03 2007-06-15 In love and war By Alec Mapa Photo of Gage, Alec, and Luke by Jamison Herbert. Iwas a performer at Colt Studio Group&#

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