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Al Franken: Send in the clown
August 27 2006 11:00 PM ET

Send in the clown

Advocate.com Editors

The Saturday Night Live veteran once played a fey man in a sweater and is now poised to run for the U.S. Senate. Al Franken's new documentary God Spoke charts the rise of a liberal hero.

Spare us the puppy love
August 27 2006 11:00 PM ET

Spare us the puppy love

Commentary 970 2006-09-12 2006-08-28 Spare us the puppy love The good news is, the puppy’s cute. The bad news: $900,000 that could have been used to help edu

Paris/Sedaris
August 27 2006 11:00 PM ET

Paris/Sedaris

Tania Katan

Commentary 970 2006-09-12 2006-08-28 Paris/Sedaris By Tania Katan Photo of Katan by Angela Ellsworth It’s a breezy Monday in WeHo, the kind that mak

Outspoken: Alex Jabs
August 27 2006 11:00 PM ET

Outspoken: Alex Jabs

Commentary 970 2006-09-12 2006-08-28 Outspoken: Alex Jabs Alex Jabs is 21 and lives in Loveland, Ohio. I have come out as a lesbian to my parents thr

A gay's best friend
August 27 2006 11:00 PM ET

A gay's best friend

Perryn Morris

Enlightened straight guys are providing solace and understanding to a growing number of young male queers.

Christina up close
August 27 2006 11:00 PM ET

Christina up close

Dennis Hensley

Christina Aguilera just released her big, bold Back to Basics. She’s also managing her career, enjoying her marriage, and speaking up for her LGBT friends. A gay press exclusive with the 25-year-old superstar.

Blogger power
August 21 2006 11:00 PM ET

Blogger power

Keith Boykin

In recent years LGBT bloggers have had a major impact on public discourse, both nationally and internationally, and the gay blogosphere continues to grow.

Equality in steps
August 17 2006 11:00 PM ET

Equality in steps

Advocate.com Editors

The Pension Protection Act signed by President Bush on Thursday marks an important milestone in the ongoing fight for the rights of gay and lesbian couples.

From our family to yours
August 15 2006 11:00 PM ET

From our family to yours

Advocate.com Editors

The Calhouns are a hard-working gay Georgia family who refuse to accept anything less than absolute equality.

Bombing the runway
August 15 2006 11:00 PM ET

Bombing the Runway 

Karel

We're on the verge of World War III and all we gays can talk about is Project Runway? Wake up, people! The war in the Middle East is the same war we're fighting here at home, battling antiquated religious beliefs that are used to justify hatred and murder.

How to stop hate crimes
August 14 2006 11:00 PM ET

How to stop hate crimes

Debra Chasnoff

When four under-25 suspects are arrested for hate crimes in San Diego, it's a sign that we are failing to educate young people about diversity and respect for all. But we already have programs that can do just that.

Dissenting opinion
August 13 2006 11:00 PM ET

Dissenting opinion

Throw HIV liars in the clink.

Tracy Young: Madonna's DJ
August 13 2006 11:00 PM ET

Tracy Young: Madonna's DJ

Steve Gdula

Commentary 969 2006-08-29 2006-08-14 Tracy Young: Madonna's DJ By Steve Gdula Miami-based out DJ Tracy Young is about as hot as you can get this summer. Handpicked by Madonna to sp

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