By Advocate Contributors
Originally published on Advocate.com July 26 2010 6:40 AM ET
7:30 a.m., Santa Barbara, Calif: James Stoicheff takes a photo of his partner, Andrew, and their dog, Lily.
8:04 a.m., Saint Albans, W.Va.: Dan Connery works on a series of life-size nudes that examine the bodies of everyday men.
11:30 a.m., Harlem, N.Y.: Rick Patrick practices his guzheng in his living room.
12 p.m., Grand Forks, N.D.: Kim Deats gets a kiss from her cocker spaniel, Murphy, while playing in their backyard.
4:13 p.m., Flint, Mich.: Michael Grades and his partner in crime, Angelis. According to Grades, “He has never judged me, and thinks he owns the place.”
4:15 p.m., Phoenix: Cody Lang shows his support for all rights for everyone.
7:35 p.m., San Diego: Partners Ryan and Marc Zimmerman make dinner together at home.
7:54 p.m., Kansas City: Nicole and Elizabeth Hodges-Williams spend their Friday date night on their hammock.
8:30 p.m., Santa Barbara, Calif.: Andrew DeVore poses for a self-portrait taken with a Polaroid Land Camera Automatic 100 and single-use flash bulb. “Dear God,” he says, “please make them bring the film back.”
10:15 p.m., Oakland, Calif.: Steven Thompson and David Alcocer, partners of 14 years, enjoy a night at home.
9:02 p.m., Riverside, Calif.: Linda Sexton hangs out in a garage with gay friends and straight neighbors from across her alley.
10:34 p.m., West Hollywood: A party crew inspects the Mystery Gay Grab Bag.
11:06 p.m.,: Randall Alexander monkeys around in the guts of a computer in his man cave. He tells us that “gays can be computer nerds too, dammit!”