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Questions about Alito
November 09 2005 12:00 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 12:00 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 12:00 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 12:00 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 12:00 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 12:00 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

Outspoken: Nicole Higginbotham
November 07 2005 12:00 AM ET

Outspoken: Nicole Higginbotham

Commentary 951 2005-11-22 2005-11-07 Outspoken: Nicole Higginbotham Higginbotham is 18 and lives in Council Bluffs, Iowa. I never fit in as a kid. Wh

'This is a children's ride!'
November 07 2005 12:00 AM ET

"This is a children's ride!"

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 951 2005-11-22 2005-11-07 "This is a children's ride!" By Bruce C. Steele As we shipped off this issue with the amazing basketball star and working mom Sheryl Swoopes on

Bi and invisible
November 07 2005 12:00 AM ET

Bi and invisible

Kathryn Grannis

Commentary 951 2005-11-22 2005-11-07 Bi and invisible By Kathryn Grannis Bisexuals experience the world differently than people who are attracted exclusively to one sex or the other. It i

Survivor: Vatican
November 07 2005 12:00 AM ET

Survivor: Vatican

Natalie Hope McDonald

Under Pope Benedict XVI, the Roman Catholic Church is jumping at the chance to drive gay priests from its ranks. The move continues to divide the church

Hasta la vista, Arnold
November 07 2005 12:00 AM ET

Hasta la vista, Arnold

Bruce Vilanch

Commentary 951 2005-11-22 2005-11-07 Hasta la vista, Arnold By Bruce Vilanch I wrote some stuff for Arnold Schwarzenegger before he became political. His friends Dick and Lili Zanu

Giving away our fears
October 24 2005 11:00 PM ET

Giving away our fears

Advocate.com Editors

How can we rebel against those who would paralyze us with fear? We can open our wallets and give, out Episcopal bishop V. Gene Robinson told a recent philanthropy conference in West Hollywood

Patricia Clarkson
October 23 2005 11:00 PM ET

Patricia Clarkson

Advocate.com Editors

She seduced us as a German lesbian junkie in High Art, upbraided us as a prudish neighbor in Far From Heaven, and made us giddy as eccentric Aunt Sarah in Six Feet Under. Now she’s messing with our minds as the wife of an unfaithful bisexual in The Dying Gaul. We caught up with the New Orleans native after she returned from a visit to her recovering hometown

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