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Fear and loafing
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Fear and loafing

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 964 2006-06-06 2006-05-22 Fear and loafing By Bruce C. Steele Do you feel threatened? Immigrants do. In April and May, in the wake of a proposed federal law that would have tur

Colorado sings!
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Colorado sings!

Guy McPherson

When this gay man decided to make pride visible in Colorado Springs, his notoriously conservative hometown, he enlisted 20 fellow singers. The result? At least 900 supporters…and front-page news.

Big gay love
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Big gay love

Greg Hernandez

HBO’s Big Love has ignited debate about hetero polygamy, but polyamorous relationships are not news to the many gay men with multiple long-term partners. How do they fit in to our fight for visibility?

Beach, beach, beach
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Beach, beach, beach

Anne Stockwell

Headed for a holiday in the sun and sand? Make sure to pack one of these hot summer titles in your tote bag.

Michael Huffington: The long-awaited Advocate interview
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Michael Huffington: The long-awaited Advocate interview

Ryan James Kim

In his first Advocate interview, the ex-congressman—and Arianna’s ex-husband—talks about his activism on behalf of bisexual visibility.

Whose party is it?
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Whose party is it?

Richard Goldstein

Commentary 964 2006-06-06 2006-05-22 Whose party is it? By Richard Goldstein Socially conservative Democrats have been arguing since 2004 that their party won’t win un

Outspoken: Jesse Leonard
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Outspoken: Jesse Leonard

Commentary 964 2006-06-06 2006-05-22 Outspoken: Jesse Leonard I used to think harassment was something students did to other students. That changed earlier this year after I came out to m

Rebecca Romijn
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

Rebecca Romijn

Dennis Hensley

As blue mutant Mystique in the X-Men films, Rebecca Romijn kicks ass but doesn’t say much. Maybe that’s why the title role in Pepper Dennis, the WB’s newsroom dramedy, appealed to her. “It’s got that ’40s rapid-fire dialogue, which I love,” she says. “We hope there’s something for everyone, but because the show’s slightly heightened and sparkly, we really aim to impress the girls and the gays. Working stuff out, we’ll be going, ‘Will the girls like it? Will the gays like it? All right, let’s move on.’ ”

'We too are immigrants'
May 22 2006 12:00 AM ET

"We too are immigrants"

Todd Henneman

Gay Latinos are crossing the border from Mexico in search of a better life and a place where they can be themselves. But when they get here they’re not always finding the American dream.

We are family
May 12 2006 12:00 AM ET

We are family

Jennifer Chrisler

Mother's Day is the perfect time to show appreciation for out and proud gay-parented families.

There are more of us than you think
May 12 2006 12:00 AM ET

There are more of us than you think

Joanne Herman

The "official count" of the country's transgender population dramatically underestimates its size and composition. Part 4 of The Advocate's ongoing transgender series.

The hero inside yourself
May 11 2006 12:00 AM ET

The hero inside yourself

Karel

Ranting against gay pride excess is so last season. There’s plenty to be proud about, starting with the people in your own backyard.

What I learned from Superman
May 08 2006 12:00 AM ET

What I learned from Superman

With Superman Returns headed at us faster than a speeding bullet, Advocate arts and entertainment editor and lifelong comics fan Alonso Duralde looks at superheroes and their appeal to gays and lesbians

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