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Editor's Pick: Little Britain
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Editor's pick: Little Britain

Alonso Duralde

Commentary 945 2005-08-30 2005-08-15 Editor's pick: Little Britain By Alonso Duralde • Starring and written by Matt Lucas and David Walliams • BBC Video

An Army of 41000
August 05 2005 12:00 AM ET

An Army of 41,000

Steve Ralls

With recruiting shortfalls in the military, the Defense Department needs to look elsewhere. Some estimates say there are 41,000 LGBT Americans who are ready to sign up for duty

Holy merit badge Divine retribution
July 29 2005 12:00 AM ET

Holy merit badge! Divine retribution?

Karel

If God hates gays, why do his harshest punishments—electrocutions, heat waves, hurricanes—seem to be directed at antigay bigots? The Boy Scouts should take note.

The gay film festival in my living room
July 25 2005 12:00 AM ET

The gay film festival in my living room

Karel

No fest and barely an indie film in your home town? That’s why Netflix exists. And frankly it’s less embarrassing seeing America’s too-often sex-obsessed gay male movies in privacy.

Lip service is a disservice to all
July 22 2005 12:00 AM ET

Lip service is a disservice to all

Advocate.com Editors

Black gays and lesbians are being shut out of the planning and organizing process of the Millions More Movement, which marks the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March

Tough questions for Judge Roberts
July 20 2005 12:00 AM ET

Tough questions for Judge Roberts

Advocate.com Editors

Bush’s Supreme Court nominee has no record on GLBT legal issues. But the glee of antigay activists over this pick is reason enough to worry. Here’s how you can help make sure Roberts faces tough scrutiny in the U.S. Senate

Hooking up, finding love, part 4
July 18 2005 12:00 AM ET

Hooking up, finding love, part 4

In a world where being gay has challenges all its own, finding love can be a difficult task. In this special report we asked readers to tell us where they met–or hoped to meet–that special someone. Was it just about sex? Or was there something more from the start?

Hooking up, finding love, part 3
July 18 2005 12:00 AM ET

Hooking up, finding love, part 3

admin

In a world where being gay has challenges all its own, finding love can be a difficult task. In this special report we asked readers to tell us where they met–or hoped to meet–that special someone. Was it just about sex? Or was there something more from the start?

Hooking up, finding love, part 2
July 18 2005 12:00 AM ET

Hooking up, finding love, part 2

admin

In a world where being gay has challenges all its own, finding love can be a difficult task. In this special report we asked readers to tell us where they met–or hoped to meet–that special someone. Was it just about sex? Or was there something more from the start?

Reichen's return
July 18 2005 12:00 AM ET

Reichen's return

Richard Andreoli

Winning The Amazing Race got Reichen Lehmkuhl $1 million and a measure of celebrity. But can an openly gay reality TV graduate make it as an actor? His new project may tell

How to pick the next Supreme Court justices
July 13 2005 12:00 AM ET

How to pick the next Supreme Court justices

Kevin Cathcart

Where will the next Supreme Court justice stand on gay equality? At this point, no one knows. However, here are some general guidelines as the battle for the bench begins to heat up

Literal interpretation
July 12 2005 12:00 AM ET

Literal interpretation

Charles Hammer

A quick study of the Bible reveals the hypocrisy of conservative Christians, who claim to follow the good book word for word

Trying to block Mr. Bloch
July 12 2005 12:00 AM ET

Trying to block Mr. Bloch

Advocate.com Editors

Congress should not be tinkering with a law that’s in perfectly good shape already—and that five administrations have interpreted to protect lesbian and gay federal employees from job discrimination

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