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A Soldiers Victory

A Soldier's Victory

Maj. Mike Almy, an Air Force officer who was discharged in 2006, writes about Thursday’s victory in the Log Cabin Republicans’ lawsuit against DADT, in which he testified about a stellar career cut short by a discriminatory policy.

Where Did You Get That Baby?

Where Did You Get That Baby? 

Domestic Daddy blogger Christopher Nordquist reveals the mixed reaction he contends with by coming out over and over again — as a gay dad.

Chad Lindsay on the Imaginary Debate

The Imaginary Debate

Actor and blogger Chad Lindsey asks, if the secular and devout can comfortably share space at a drive-in theater in Michigan, why can’t the political right share lower Manhattan?

Cross Country Gay Speed Dating

Cross Country Speed Dating

Would you like to go on a date with this guy? Kevin Patrick Richberg tells you how you can make it happen, and why he's hitting up 30 states in 30 days to find Mr. Right.

Michael Lucas It Takes a Coulter

Michael Lucas: It Takes a Coulter

Porn entrepreneur and Advocate columnist Michael Lucas says when conservatives — including Ann Coulter — embrace us, LGBTs have to embrace them in return.

Cathy Renna What Dr Laura Taught Me

What Dr. Laura Taught Me

Cathy Renna, who worked at GLAAD and alongside in 2000 to get Laura Schlessinger's TV show yanked, looks back on her time fighting the antigay "doctor."

Charles Perez Gets Around Floridas Gay Adoption Ban

Navigating Florida's Adoption Ban

Unable to adopt in Florida, former news anchor Charles Perez (pictured, right) and his husband set out in search of their baby — and a state that will let them take their baby home.

Michael Lucas on The Monument to Muslim Terrorism

The Monument to Muslim Terrorism

Porn entrepreneur and Advocate columnist Michael Lucas says the planned Islamic cultural center near ground zero fits a historic pattern of marking Muslim conquests.

Liberty and Justice for None Thomas Dekker

Liberty and Justice for None

Actor Thomas Dekker, who will play TV's first gay reality show character, Lance Loud, in the HBO movie Cinema Verite, offers his take on why the right really wants to ban gay marriage.

Force Dems to Work for the Money

To Dems: Work for the Money

Advocate columnist Michelangelo Signorile says if anyone from the DNC tries to tell you that the glass is half full when it comes to the party’s gay rights accomplishments, they’re half-baked.

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