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  • Commentary The Dixie Chicks

    Three years ago the country music industry pitched a hissy fit when Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines said, “Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas.” The Chicks didn’t just get blackballed, they got death threats. Now they’re back with a rocking new album of self-penned songs, Taking the Long Way, and a fierce first single, “Not Ready to Make Nice.” We spoke to Maines and Robison, and just so you know, we’re proud they’re from Texas.

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Shooting for life: Luna Luis Ortiz

    HIV-positive since age 14, this New York photographer reaffirmed his life through his camera. Now he’s giving kids at Harvey Milk High School the same opportunity and helping them see the big picture about AIDS.

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Gay shame is a drag

    Commentary 965 2006-06-20 2006-06-05 Gay shame is a drag By Q. Allan Brocka On a recent date with a gentleman I met over the Internet—making small talk over udon—we l

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Outspoken: Dani Nyman

    Commentary 965 2006-06-20 2006-06-05 Outspoken: Dani Nyman Nyman is 22 and lives in Tacoma, Wash. For a long time I’ve been active in the caus

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Is 'gay' over?

    A new generation of same-sex-loving youths are breaking down the old definitions and choosing to call themselves queer, questioning, open, fluid—anything but gay. Should we mourn the old word, and what will take its place?

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Drawn to the truth

    Superstar queer cartoonist Alison Bechdel takes time out from chronicling the lesbian world to pen a moody, haunting memoir about growing up, coming out, and discovering that her dad was also gay.

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary In our parents' footsteps

    LGBT kids who grew up with gay parents are finding support in groups like COLAGE. And they’re discovering their desire to work in the gay rights movement.

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Search this

    Douglas Coupland returns with a hilarious new novel that explores tech culture, Ronald McDonald, lesbian separatists, and the nightmare of being Googled.

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • Commentary Future gay leaders '06

    In our annual roundup of high achievers we look at seven young men and women who are already making a difference and are set to take over the fight for equality in the future.

    June 05 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Christian-right group to protest Romanian pride march

    Invoking memories of last weekend's violent reaction to a gay pride march in Moscow, a right-wing Christian group in Romania announced plans Thursday to protest a pride march in the country's capital, Bucharest, on Saturday.

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Soulforce calls out Senator Frist in his hometown

    News 2006-06-03 Soulforce calls out Senator Frist in his hometown Soulforce is taking its cause to the boyhood streets of Senate majority leader Bill Frist, the man responsible for reintroducing the

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Health Concentrated radiation is effective against breast cancer

    Health News 2006-06-03 Concentrated radiation is effective against breast cancer Fewer doses of radiotherapy at increased concentrations could be as safe and effective as a longer course of treatment f

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Health New York launches “Silence = Meth” campaign

    Meth ad campaign hopes to raise awareness of meth dangers among gay men

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Health ACLU demands that San Francisco clinic not report names of HIV testers

    ACLU says San Francisco City Clinic wrongly tells HIV testers their names won't be reported

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Health HIV prevention leadership summit kicks off in Dallas

    Three-day HIV prevention summit begins Sunday in Dallas

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Health FDA approves rapid HIV tests

    FDA approves HIV antibody test that produces results in 15 minutes

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Health California assembly passes needle-exchange bill

    Lawmakers approve bill clarifying spending on needle-exchange programs

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Monday marks 25th anniversary of AIDS pandemic

    Monday marks the 25th anniversary of the U.S. government’s report of the world’s first officially recorded AIDS cases.

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Bush uses Rose Garden briefing to attack gay rights

    President Bush on Monday will use the Rose Garden to restate his support for a federal constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage across the country.

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Methodist leaders in Minnesota approve of same-sex marriage

    Leaders of the United Methodist Church in Minnesota have approved resolutions in favor of ordaining gay clergy and performing same-sex marriages. "We are asking the general church to be more inclusive of gay, lesbian persons in the church's life," the Reverend Bruce Robbins (pictured) of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis said.

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Seattle divided over gay pride

    Dueling organizations are planning simultaneous gay pride festivities for the same weekend in Seattle.

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • Arts & Entertainment Sopranos gay mobster sued by diet pill maker

    Gannascoli claims drugmaker didn't like his gay role.

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World Multimedia celebration for marriage equality in Newark, N.J., June 8

    Events 2006-06-03 Multimedia celebration for marriage equality in Newark, N.J., June 8 African-American faith leaders and Lambda Legal are hosting a multimedia celebration for marriage equality in Newa

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World New York City Gay Men's Chorus sings June 14

    Events 2006-06-03 New York City Gay Men's Chorus sings June 14 The New York City Gay Men's Chorus presents "Our Journey: a Celebration of Gay Pride" on June 14 at 8 p.m. The event, taking

    June 03 2006 12:00 AM
  • World How gay is Superman?

    Read the Advocate cover story that has Warner Bros. nervous about whether the gay appeal of Superman Returns is good for the box office. As featured in the Los Angeles Times and on the Drudge Report.

    June 02 2006 12:00 AM

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