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A hero's journey
January 29 2007 12:00 AM ET

A hero's journey

Neal Broverman

Jenny Fulle has led a charmed life of her own making—with strength and smarts, she went from preteen legal hero to janitor to power lesbian film executive.

Lavender lads, baritone babes
January 29 2007 12:00 AM ET

Lavender lads, baritone babes

Samuel Bernstein

Long before “outing,” Confidential magazine was printing gay rumors about the stars—without wrecking careers. In writing about the tabloid, Samuel Bernstein wonders: Was ’50s America more tolerant than we think?

All eyes on Ellen
January 29 2007 12:00 AM ET

All eyes on Ellen

Anne Stockwell

Our favorite trailblazer already has America at her feet—and now, as the first openly gay host of the Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres is ready to win hearts all over the world.

Big Gay Following: Paul Rudd
January 29 2007 12:00 AM ET

Big Gay Following: Paul Rudd

Brandon Voss

He’s been the object of our affection since his breakthrough role in Clueless. Now, as the Friend in-law and 40-Year-Old Virgin veteran takes the lead in two high-profile romantic comedies, Paul Rudd proves he’s still a total Baldwin.

Gay passion, gay pride
January 29 2007 12:00 AM ET

Gay passion, Gay Pride

America’s most powerful gay magazine turns 40 this year. Join us as we count down to our gala 40th anniversary issue—because the celebration is for you.

The key to Robert Wilson
January 29 2007 12:00 AM ET

The key to Robert Wilson

David Ehrenstein

His brilliant theater defies explanation—yet it’s all based on his life. How did a gay kid from Texas become the high priest of the avant-garde?

'When someone's down on the floor, kick them!'
January 26 2007 12:00 AM ET

“When someone's down on the floor, kick them!”

Dave White

Week 2 of American Idol delivers more awful delusional people right into your home. Welcome them all.

Mining Motown
January 19 2007 12:00 AM ET

Mining Motown

Advocate.com Editors

Two car writers take on the drama of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to find their favorite cars of the not-too-distant future.

Hydrogen happy
January 17 2007 12:00 AM ET

Hydrogen happy

Dan Weil

GM enters the alternative-fuel game with more than one way to attract eco-friendly drivers. But it's the HydroGen3 that may one day give the Prius a run for its money.

A tale of two Marys
January 16 2007 12:00 AM ET

A tale of two Marys

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 979 2007-01-30 2007-01-16 A tale of two Marys By the Reverend Irene Monroe The fact that Dick Cheney’s grandchild will have two mommies comes at a difficult

Getting Stoned
January 16 2007 12:00 AM ET

Getting Stoned

Advocate.com Editors

In I’m From Rolling Stone, the MTV reality series that premiered January 7, six young journalists compete for a one-year contract as a contributing editor at the iconic magazine. We’re rooting for Tika Milan, a charismatic 26-year-old “big butch lesbian” who plays by nobody’s rules but her own.

The depression connection
January 16 2007 12:00 AM ET

The depression connection

Todd Henneman

If you’re gay, you’re more prone to depression than those in the general population, experts say. And if you “party” by taking certain illegal drugs, your risk may jump.

Taking affirmative action
January 16 2007 12:00 AM ET

Taking affirmative action

David Luc Nguyen

Do gays deserve the same boost into college as racial minorities?

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