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The treachery of youth
December 04 2006 1:00 AM ET

The treachery of youth

Sean Kennedy

Commentary 977 2006-12-19 2006-12-04 The treachery of youth By Sean Kennedy Dominic Cooper is the straight boy you’ve always fantasized about. All apologies to the lesbians,

Why I outed Foley
December 04 2006 1:00 AM ET

Why I outed Foley

Lane Hudson

The blogger who posted Rep. Mark Foley’s (pictured) nasty e-mails helped to sweep change into Washington. Still, this was a case of one gay man outing another. Does Lane Hudson have any brotherly regrets? Um, not really.

Pelosi and the gays
December 04 2006 1:00 AM ET

Pelosi and the gays

Emily Heil

She’s been attacked as a “radical San Francisco liberal.” But Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she’s sticking with her gay constituents as she takes control of the nation’s political agenda.

Desperate house wiles
December 04 2006 1:00 AM ET

Desperate house wiles

Kate Clinton

"Talk about desperate housewives. These women got the children off to school, hung out by the pool, paired off, and were back before the kids came home."

November 29 2006 1:00 AM ET

Righteously angry people

Karel

The whole world is pointing fingers, seeking someone to blame for the chaos in Iraq. Maybe the recent election is a reflection that it's time for the pointing to stop and change to happen—fast.

November 29 2006 1:00 AM ET

What's love got to do with it?

Tully Satre

In the midst of the heated dialogue concerning same-sex marriage, our high school diarist dares to ask: Do love and marriage really go together as well as the old standard suggests?

Dont bet on Barack
November 21 2006 1:00 AM ET

Don't bet on Barack

Advocate.com Editors

LGBT voters may want to think twice about throwing their support behind 2008's great blue hope.

Across the gay divide
November 20 2006 1:00 AM ET

Across the gay divide

Christopher Rice

AIDS didn’t behead the gay community; it drove a wedge between generations that neither side has done a very good job of bridging.

Katharine Hepburn: Leading Man
November 20 2006 1:00 AM ET

Katharine Hepburn: Leading man

Michael Rowe

How do we know Kate Hepburn was one of the greatest actors ever? Because inside her soul, she was a boy named Jimmy. Biographer Bill Mann explains.

A day without gay?
November 20 2006 1:00 AM ET

A day without gay?

Lawrence Ferber

In Wedding Wars one gay wedding planner’s inspired activism prompts a nationwide walkout. But could it happen in real life? We rang up a handful of high-profile out gay wedding and events planners to find out.

Demanding healthy love
November 20 2006 1:00 AM ET

Demanding healthy love

Patrick Moore

Isolated and ashamed no more: Gays and lesbians abused by their partners are finally speaking up and getting help.

Outspoken: David Idol
November 20 2006 1:00 AM ET

Outspoken: David Idol

Commentary 976 2006-12-05 2006-11-20 Outspoken: David Idol Idol is 20 and lives in New York City. Photo by Sarah B. Cooney From September 2005 throug

It takes an island
November 20 2006 1:00 AM ET

It takes an island

Michael Migliori

Biology teacher Michael Migliori was worried that the conservative Catholics of the tiny Micronesian island of Rota wouldn’t accept that he is gay.

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