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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?

Mike Jones kisses and tells
May 14 2007 11:00 PM ET

Mike Jones kisses and tells

John Ireland

In his new book, I Had to Say Something: The Art of Ted Haggard's Fall, the gay escort gives up the gory details of his relationship with the head of the National Association of Evangelicals. Beyond the kink is a narrative both personal and observant.

Mooning over the LGBT Miami film festival
May 07 2007 11:00 PM ET

Mooning over the Miami LGBT film festival

Harriette Yahr

Writer Harriette Yahr heads to SoFlo and tells us what movies are making waves on the festival circuit.

Hot summer movies
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Hot summer movies

Kyle Buchanan

We give you 20 gay reasons to go to the movies this summer—including Queen Latifah and John Travolta (pictured, at right) in Hairspray.

Gay China comes out online
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Gay China comes out online

Morgan Kroll

Commentary 986 2007-05-22 2007-05-07 Gay China comes out online By Morgan Kroll Photo of Didier-Zheng © Getty China may not have Ellen or

Queer youth, no justice
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Queer youth, no justice

Ann Rostow

A sexual-abuse scandal in the Texas juvenile system highlights the plight of underage LGBT inmates nationwide.

Ryan Roemerman
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Ryan Roemerman

Joseph Huff-Hannon

Commentary 986 2007-05-22 2007-05-07 Ryan Roemerman By Joseph Huff-Hannon Photo by Robert Whicker Ryan Roemerman, 24, is not only helping rack up victories

A refugee's fight
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

A refugee's fight

Fred Kuhr

Abused for years by his homophobic father, 12-year-old Alvaro Orozco ran away from home in Nicaragua and eventually sought asylum in Canada. His claim rejected, he was to be deported in February. But a crusading queer civil rights lawyer stepped in and saved him—at least for now.

Just another day in Baghdad
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Just another day in Baghdad

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 986 2007-05-22 2007-05-07 Just another day in Baghdad By Charles Karel Bouley The Virginia Tech massacre is a tragedy of epic proportions for those involved, and my hear

Wrongful psychoanalysis
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Wrongful psychoanalysis

Steve Weinstein

Commentary 986 2007-05-22 2007-05-07 Wrongful psychoanalysis By Steve Weinstein It probably was inevitable that someone in the media would try to connect Seung-Hui Cho’s ram

Andy's muses
May 06 2007 11:00 PM ET

Andy's muses

Kyle Buchanan

An open relationship provides juicy fodder for Light at the End of the World, Erasure’s latest release.

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