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The former lounge singer tells The Advocate how she survived sex work and a suicide attempt, found spirituality, and made peace with her mom. She's one of this issue's Vanguard. 

September 01 2015 3:45 AM Updated

Centuries of studies have tried to examine the value of homosexuality to human beings as a species.

September 01 2015 3:15 AM

The Log Cabin Republicans strive for legitimacy within a party that worked tirelessly against marriage equality. Can they replicate past successes battling “religious freedom” in red states?

August 31 2015 4:15 AM

Blockbuster director Roland Emmerich brings the landmark riots to the big screen.

August 31 2015 4:00 AM

It not a recent phenomenon that gay people have found themselves at the fore of artistic expression. From Michelangelo and Da Vinci onward, we’ve been on the cutting edge since long before we even had a name for ourselves.

August 30 2015 4:45 AM

The superstar lesbian artist’s new book of large-format photo portraits blends classical and ’70s inspirations.

August 29 2015 4:45 AM

These documentaries reveal precarious, uncertain, and inscrutable queer existence in Syria, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

August 28 2015 4:15 AM
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