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What a Biopic Does for Robert Mapplethorpe's Legacy
May 22 2012 3:00 AM ET

What a Biopic Does for Robert Mapplethorpe's Legacy

Jeremy Kinser

Upcoming Robert Mapplethorpe biopics guarantee the legacy of the maverick photographer will live on.

What Dan Bucatinsky is Advocating
May 18 2012 5:00 AM ET

Dan Bucatinsky: I Advocate...

Dan Bucatinsky

Here’s what Dan Bucatinsky, actor and author of Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight? Confessions of a Gay Dad, is passionate about this month.

Ones to Watch
May 18 2012 3:00 AM ET

Ones to Watch

Ari Karpel

Six LGBT acts you need to know about now.

The Woman Behind Title IX
May 17 2012 7:00 AM ET

The Woman Behind Title IX

Josh Hinkle

A new book examines the life of lesbian athlete Eleonora Sears, who inspired Title IX and paved the way for Martina and Venus.

How the Health Care Law Offers an Ounce of Prevention
May 17 2012 6:00 AM ET

How the Health Care Law Offers an Ounce of Prevention

Lucas Grindley

The health care reform law includes free ways to stay healthy.

Matthew McConaughey No Shirt No Problem
May 16 2012 4:00 AM ET

Matthew McConaughey: No Shirt, No Problem

Brandon Voss

Magic Mike’s Matthew McConaughey strips down the gay community’s early enthusiasm for the film, his own dirty dance number, and why he’s always stood up for the underdog.

Editors Letter June July 2012
May 16 2012 3:00 AM ET

Editor's Letter: The Real Boycott Effect

Matthew Breen

To listen to antigay boycott instigators, you’d think the sky is falling all the time. But it ain’t so, and in fact, for the amount of backlash that happens as a result of overzealous proscriptions, companies should hope to become targets.

Bloc Partys Kele Okereke Is Just Getting Started
May 14 2012 5:00 AM ET

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke Is Just Getting Started

Matthew Breen

In an Advocate cover interview, Okereke sets the record straight, so to speak.

Ensuring a Long Life
May 09 2012 5:54 PM ET

Ensuring a Long Life

Josh Hinkle

In the Life Media gets a birthday gift.

Guillermo Diaz Pinup Boy
April 24 2012 1:00 AM ET

 Guillermo Diaz: Pinup Boy

Ari Karpel

Actor Guillermo Díaz bares his soul and more as he takes on yet another dangerous character in the new series Scandal.

Is This the Year Democrats Embrace Marriage Equality
April 22 2012 3:00 AM ET

Is This the Year Dems Embrace Marriage Equality?

Michelle Garcia

This could be the year Democrats officially embrace marriage equality.

A Little Infection or a Superbug
April 19 2012 1:00 AM ET

 A Little Infection, or a Superbug?

Brett Edward Stout

Mutations in the most curable STI threaten to turn it into an impenetrable superbug.