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America's real first family

America's real first family

This July, the lovable yellow clan hits the big screen in The Simpsons Movie. Will Doig looks at how the cartoon has led the way for our acceptance in American culture—and taught us tolerance in the process.

Akinola's power play

Akinola's power play

With antigay rhetoric as his tool, a Nigerian archbishop has made himself a central player in the fight over America’s Episcopal Church. But in chasing his ambitions, has he failed his own country?

Michael Moore

Michael Moore

The man who took on Bush and 9/11 has set his sights on another tragedy—the American health care system. In his latest documentary, Sicko, Michael Moore reveals the dark side of health care in a capitalist system. But the question remains: Will he ever make a movie about us?

Tolliver's travels

Tolliver's travels

Tales of the City’s Armistead Maupin takes another trip down Barbary Lane.

Look, no one's knocking your 9-to-5 gig

Look, no one's knocking your 9-to-5 gig

After all, we spend the majority of our workweek pushing papers under the flicker of fluorescent lights too. But there’s something, well, hopeful about a group of professionals who carve a career from the stuff of dreams—adventure travel, race cars, tropical islands, professional sports. They make work seem fun. So kick back in the cubicle and prepare to meet 10 gays and lesbians working outside the paradigm.

When gays attack

When gays attack

Why are some gay guys so mean? David Luc Nguyen looks for answers and finds Lindsay Lohan.

HIV and retirement

HIV and retirement

Commentary 989 2007-07-17 2007-06-29 HIV and retirement By Joe Kapp and Nicholas Burkholder Write Kapp and Burkholder with your personal financial questions at yourmoney@planetouti

A whistle-blower comes out

A whistle-blower comes out

When a gay male math tutor reported wrongdoing at a West Texas juvenile detention center, he set in motion a statewide scandal.

Robinson redux

Robinson redux

Four years after his election as the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop, V. Gene Robinson talks about life now, for him and his church.

Queer eye for the hate guy

Queer eye for the hate guy

Commentary 989 2007-07-17 2007-06-29 Queer eye for the hate guy By Dave White Homophobes are my favorite part of the pride parade in West Hollywood. And that’s saying quite

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