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Growing a gay old party
November 21 2005 1:00 AM ET

Growing a gay old party

Fred Kuhr

Patrick Guerriero has increased the Log Cabin Republicans’ membership and budget—as well as its standing among liberal national gay rights groups. Of course, that means fewer invites to White House parties.

Big Gay Following: Reba McEntire
November 21 2005 1:00 AM ET

Reba McEntire

Dennis Hensley

Commentary 952 2005-12-06 2005-11-21 Reba McEntire By Dennis Hensley Before starting to put together her new double CD, Reba #1’s, recording-artist turned toast-of-Broadway turned sitc

Outspoken: Bryan Kopel
November 21 2005 1:00 AM ET

Outspoken: Bryan Kopel

Commentary 952 2005-12-06 2005-11-21 Outspoken: Bryan Kopel Kopel lives in St. Louis. At 15 years old I’ve already had a surreal experience wh

Rolling forward
November 21 2005 1:00 AM ET

Rolling forward

Andrea Meyerson

Commentary 952 2005-12-06 2005-11-21 Rolling forward By Andrea Meyerson The first Women on a Roll bike ride began with about 40 women on August 5, 1995. I never imagined that ride would change

No sense of decency
November 21 2005 1:00 AM ET

No sense of decency

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 952 2005-12-06 2005-11-21 No sense of decency By Bruce C. Steele As George Clooney makes clear in this issue’s cover story, the famous “Have you no sense o

Be strong, be proud
November 18 2005 1:00 AM ET

Be strong, be proud

Keith Boykin

This is the speech not given. The author was scheduled to deliver these remarks in October at the Millions More March in Washington, D.C. But at the last minute he was barred from the stage.

Veterans Day appreciation
November 09 2005 1:00 AM ET

Veterans Day appreciation

Stacy Vasquez

I followed in the footsteps of my grandfather, joined the U.S. military, and proudly served in Bosnia. Even with “don’t ask, don’t tell,” we should take a moment to thank those who are serving.

Questions about Alito
November 09 2005 1:00 AM ET

Questions about Alito

Advocate.com Editors

The answers remain shrouded, but here’s a brief guide to the questions we as LGBT people need to be asking in order to judge whether President George W. Bush’s Supreme Court nominee will support or block our rights

Men on film
November 07 2005 1:00 AM ET

Men on film

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Leonard Maltin and The Advocate’s Alonso Duralde talk about their new movie books, coming out just in time for stocking-stuffer season

She is Our Champion
November 07 2005 1:00 AM ET

She is Our Champion

Anne Stockwell

She has logged every superlative in the basketball record books. Now WNBA Houston Comets superstar Sheryl Swoopes makes history again, by coming out about her happy family life with her long-term lesbian love -- and signing with Olivia. And she’s only just begun.

2005 Holiday gift guide
November 07 2005 1:00 AM ET

Gift guide

Advocate.com Editors

Movie books, iPod accessories, and fun ways to support your favorite charities—they’re all here

She's no homophobe
November 07 2005 1:00 AM ET

She's no homophobe

Michael Rowe

Exclusive: How Stella Got Her Groove Back author Terry McMillan tells her side of the story on discovering her husband is gay, going through a tabloid divorce, and using the word “fag”

Fear of phallic queers
November 07 2005 1:00 AM ET

Fear of phallic queers

Richard Goldstein

Commentary 951 2005-11-22 2005-11-07 Fear of phallic queers By Richard Goldstein We may be “a gentle, angry people,” as Holly Near once sang, but we won’t

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