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Please dont call me tranny
September 15 2006 12:00 AM ET

Please don't call me "tranny"

Joanne Herman

Not sure what is “politically correct” when speaking with a transgender person? Here's a primer on what to say. Part 11 in The Advocate’s ongoing Transgender 101 series.

The Toronto trip continues
September 14 2006 12:00 AM ET

The Toronto trip continues

Corey Scholibo

The Advocate's arts and entertainment editor seeks out swag, chats with stars, and takes us to the InStyle party in the second entry of his exclusive dailies from the Toronto Film Festival

The Toronto trip
September 12 2006 12:00 AM ET

The Toronto trip

Corey Scholibo

The Advocate's arts and entertainment editor gets a new viewpoint in this first entry of his exclusive dailies from the Toronto Film Festival.

Targeted by death squads
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Targeted by death squads

Doug Ireland

An escalating campaign of “sexual cleansing” in Iraq has led to the executions of many gays and lesbians. Some have managed to flee. Those left behind hide from public view.

Equal in adversity
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Equal in adversity

Alec Mapa

Commentary 971 2006-09-26 2006-09-11 Equal in adversity By Alec Mapa New York State recently upheld its ban on same-sex marriage. The author of the decision, Judge Robert S. Smith,

Queerest show on TV
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Queerest show on TV

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 971 2006-09-26 2006-09-11 Queerest show on TV By Larry Ferber Photo courtesy of FX Nip/Tuck, Ryan Murphy's boundaries-smashing series o

Quietly to victory
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Quietly to victory

Advocate.com Editors

Congress passed and President Bush signed into law new 401(k) benefits for same-sex couples. How did the Human Rights Campaign and others win this fight? Very quietly.

On the wild side
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

On the wild side

John Griffiths

Julian McMahon has no sexual hang-ups, and he’s not afraid to say so.

Lube that kills HIV?
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Lube that kills HIV?

Mike McManus

Commentary 971 2006-09-26 2006-09-11 Lube that kills HIV? By Mike McManus For more information go to http://aidschicago.org/prevention/microbicides.php .

Outspoken: Julius Berman
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Outspoken: Julius Berman

Commentary 971 2006-09-26 2006-09-11 Outspoken: Julius Berman Berman is 18 and lives in Massachusetts. I recently graduated from Deerfield Academy, a

Wasting away
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Wasting away

David Luc Nguyen

What’s driving young gay men to starve, binge, and purge?

Aussie bum
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

Aussie bum

Advocate.com Editors

The 27-year-old Queensland “jackeroo” (Aussie for “cowboy”) and former model made it to the final four on Australian Big Brother this summer, just months after surviving a vicious gay bashing.

A gay winner and a sore loser
September 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

A gay winner and a sore loser

Commentary 971 2006-09-26 2006-09-11 A gay winner and a sore loser Patricia Todd clearly won. Joe Lieberman clearly lost. That’s how direct elections work. Todd, an out lesbi

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