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Frank Kameny talks
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Frank Kameny talks

Andrew Noyes sits down with the veteran gay rights activist and discovers he’s just as unapologetically outspoken today as he was when he coined the phrase “Gay is good” 40 years ago.

Soldiers of peace
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Soldiers of peace

Kevin Hauswirth

For antiwar queer youths, the conflict in Iraq is another familiar form of American oppression.

Cover me
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Cover me

Zsa Zsa Gershick

A lesbian veteran wins a GLAAD award for her gay play set in wartime—and who praises her in print? The Army.

The girls of summer
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

The girls of summer

Michele Kort

Logo brings skin and surf to your summer in the all-lesbian reality series Curl Girls.

Channel surfin'
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Channel surfin'

Lawrence Ferber

The sun is shining, the birds are singing. Who cares. There’s too much good stuff on TV.

Eric Alva's new battle
June 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Eric Alva's new battle

Michael Rowe

The gay marine staff sergeant lost a leg fighting one enemy. Now he’s taking on another—the U.S. military’s antigay policy.

Loving vs. Virginia
June 11 2007 11:00 PM ET

Landmark case fulfills promise of the freedom to marry

Advocate.com Editors

The 40th anniversary of the case granting interracial marriage shows promise for an equal future, granting gay marriage.

Transgender terminator?
June 04 2007 11:00 PM ET

Jesus, the transgender terminator?

Joanne Herman

Some citizens of Largo, Fla., cited religious grounds for the dismissal of Susan Stanton, the transgender city manager. Would Jesus really have terminated her employment? This and other transgender tales from the Bible.

No Class
May 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

No class

Tully Satre

Some gays and lesbians greeted the news of Jerry Falwell's death with guffaws and cheers.

On board the peace train
May 18 2007 11:00 PM ET

On board the peace train

Lawrence Ferber

The national nonprofit group Peace Games teaches students how to stop name-calling and resolve conflicts peacefully—and respect for gays and lesbians is an equal part of the curriculum.

T.R. Knight is just a regular guy
May 18 2007 11:00 PM ET

T.R. Knight is just a regular guy

Michael Giltz

Shy, disarming, charming to a fault, sharp as a tack, and anything but a victim—emerging from the center of the storm, T.R. Knight lays down his armor.

The Lost Language of Kickball
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

The Lost Language of Kickball

Advocate.com Editors

For some gay and lesbian adults, having been chosen last in P.E. class inflicts a wound they still feel today, keeping them from enjoying sports and wreaking havoc on their self-esteem. Judy Kamilhor examines the "chosen-last syndrome" and other traumatic childhood sports experiences -- and shows how to overcome them.

Sunny words
May 17 2007 11:00 PM ET

Sunny words

Charlotte Abbott

What better way to beckon second glances this summer than with a book that signals your profound sophistication? Then again, how about a work you can still make sense of while sipping cocktails at the pool? To spare you the homework of finding the best books for your mood, wallet, and barbecue chatter, we asked folks at four of the country’s best lesbian and gay bookstores for their predictions about the summer’s most-anticipated titles. This short list is the result, with thanks to Philip Rafshoon of Outwrite Books and Coffeehouse in Atlanta, Ed Hermance of Giovanni’s Room in Philadelphia, Kim Brinster of New York City’s Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, and Jason Galloway at San Francisco’s A Different Light Bookstore.

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