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Why Awake is the Best New Gay TV Show
February 15 2012 5:00 AM ET

 Why Is the Best New Gay TV Show

Diane Anderson-Minshall

NBC’s most anticipated prime-time series, Awake, offers something precious to LGBT viewers.

Holding On
February 15 2012 5:00 AM ET

Holding On

Jeremy Kinser

 Bully, a staggering new documentary, follows five children over the course of a school year to examine America's bullying crisis.

Meet the Bay Areas Baby Daddy
February 15 2012 5:00 AM ET

Meet the Bay Area's Baby Daddy

Neal Broverman

A California sperm donor is making the dreams of childless lesbian couples come true — but the federal government considers him a health threat.

Romance and Roulette
February 14 2012 5:00 AM ET

Romance and Roulette: Why Vegas Is for Gay Lovers

Lucas Grindley

Las Vegas might not spring to mind for same-sex loving, but it should.

Two Iron Ladies
February 13 2012 5:00 AM ET April 08 2013 12:03 PM ET

'Iron Lady' Dies; Was Chronicled in Lesbian Director's Film

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Editor's Note: With British prime minister Margaret Thatcher passing away on Monday at 87, read The Advocate's interview from 2012 with the lesbian filmmaker who chronicled her life.

Return of Rock Lobster
February 13 2012 5:00 AM ET

Return of Rock Lobster

Winston Gieseke

Written by Aaron Fricke in 1981, Reflections of a Rock Lobster is an autobiographical tale of the then 18-year-old high school senior who — more than three decades before Constance McMille

Not Garden Variety
February 09 2012 5:00 AM ET

Not Garden Variety

Jeremy Kinser

After dazzling audiences with his award-winning Grey Gardens, film director Michael Sucsy branches out, just in time for Valentine's Day, with the romantic comedy-drama The Vow.

Madonna The Truth Is She Never Left You
February 02 2012 5:59 AM ET

Our Exclusive Madonna Interview

Ari Karpel

Nearly 30 years into her reign as the greatest gay icon, Madonna is back in a big way with her new film, W.E., and her first studio album in four years, reminding us why so many adore her.

Close Encounter Her Greatest Role Yet
January 13 2012 5:00 AM ET

Close Encounter: Her Greatest Role Yet?

Ari Karpel

Glenn Close, who's been dazzling audiences for years with her indelible performances as complicated women, may have found her greatest role yet as the title character in Albert Nobbs.

Two Ways to Start the Year Off Right
January 13 2012 5:00 AM ET

 Two Ways to Start the Year Off Right

Eric Mueller

Make 2012 your best year yet with this pair of websites.

The World According to Nancy Pelosi
January 12 2012 5:00 AM ET

The World According to Nancy Pelosi

Andrew Harmon

An exclusive interview.

When a Home is a Piece of LGBT History
January 12 2012 5:00 AM ET

When a Home is a Piece of LGBT History 

Trudy Ring

If a recent inclusion is any indication, the National Register may get in the habit of giving LGBT historical sites their due.

Hungry Like a Wolf
January 11 2012 5:00 AM ET

Hungry Like a Wolf

Jeremy Kinser

British musician Patrick Wolf lets go of the darkness that characterized his earlier recordings and comes out as happy with his upbeat new album, Lupercalia.

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