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Truly Social Networking
March 12 2014 5:01 AM ET

Truly Social Networking

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The organization that began as a separatist record-producing collective came to symbolize all that defined lesbianism. Then they set out to sea.

The Striking Muxe: Mexico's Third Gender
March 11 2014 5:01 AM ET

The Striking Muxe: Mexico's Third Gender

Andrew Belonsky

Like their Two-Spirit sisters in North America, the muxes are an integral part of Zapotec culture, revered, not reviled.

Editor’s Letter: April/May Issue
March 11 2014 4:01 AM ET

Editor’s Letter: April/May Issue

Matthew Breen

This issue, challenging our established institutions.

A Letter to My Partners
March 10 2014 5:01 AM ET

A Letter to My Partners

Mikel Wadewitz

How I found the truth in the cliché “you can’t help who you fall in love with”

Number Crunch: A Church in Crisis
March 10 2014 4:00 AM ET

Number Crunch: A Church in Crisis

Advocate.com Editors

Will it change and survive? The data show it’s in dire straits.

The A-List Interview: Chris O'Dowd
March 10 2014 3:00 AM ET

The A-List Interview: Chris O'Dowd

Brandon Voss

The Bridesmaids heartthrob talks drag brunches, straight mustaches, and his manly Broadway debut opposite James Franco.

One Issue Still Bucks The Trend for LGBT Equality
March 07 2014 5:00 AM ET

One Issue Still Bucks The Trend for LGBT Equality

Kerry Eleveld

The civil rights movement of the 20th Century has been a good template for LGBT rights except on employment. Why? We’re still missing a key executive order of the kind that helped level the playing field for racial minorities.

What Ever Happened to GMHC?
March 06 2014 6:00 AM ET

Whatever Happened to GMHC?

Tim Murphy

“First in the fight against AIDS,” as it long billed itself, the New York agency once known as Gay Men’s Health Crisis is sinking under a huge rent on unused space, a vacuum of leadership, the dimming of its voice in HIV prevention, and criticism from all sides. Can it possibly right itself?

Britney One More Time
March 06 2014 4:00 AM ET

Britney One More Time

Matthew Breen

Her singing is meh, and the dancing’s not much better. But ask almost anyone — Britney Spears is a gay icon. What draws us to her, and why can’t we just leave Britney alone?

Mormons, God, and Gays
March 05 2014 4:00 AM ET

Mormons, God, and Gays

Matthew Breen

The Mormon Church is uniquely dogmatically nimble in times of necessity. What would happen if God now said gay was OK?

Still Single in the Age of Gay Marriage
March 04 2014 4:00 AM ET

Still Single in the Age of Gay Marriage

Michael Musto

Singleness, at least legally, was one of the hallmarks of being gay. Now everyone, even sitcom characters, are pressuring us to get hitched.

Can San Francisco Become the First AIDS-Free City?
March 03 2014 6:00 AM ET

Can San Francisco Become the First AIDS-Free City?

Jeremy Lybarger

The city that was once the deadly AIDS epicenter of the world is now striving to be AIDS-free. What does that mean, and why is San Francisco poised to achieve this goal the way no other American city could?

Safe Text: The Messages That Are Changing Our Sex Lives
March 03 2014 5:00 AM ET

Safe Text: Messages That Changed Our Sex Lives

Advocate Contributors

Visual imagery has always been one of the most effective tools in the fight against HIV. We examine some of the most successful and how the imagery has changed since the beginning.

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