A Day in Gay America, 2010, Part Three

By Advocate Contributors

Originally published on Advocate.com July 26 2010 5:40 AM ET

07:30 AM, Santa Barbara, Calif: James Stoicheff takes a photo of his partner, Andrew XSLIDE | ADVOCATE.COM

7:30 a.m., Santa Barbara, Calif: James Stoicheff takes a photo of his partner, Andrew, and their dog, Lily. 

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08:04 AM, Saint Albans, WV: dan connery  | AVOCATE.COM

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. 

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11:30 AM, Harlem, NY: Rick Patrick practices his Guzhng in his living room | ADVOCATE.COM

11:30 a.m., Harlem, N.Y.: Rick Patrick practices his guzheng in his living room. 

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12:00 PM, Grand Forks, ND: Kim Deats gets a kiss from her cocker spaniel, Murphy | ADVOCATE.COM

12 p.m., Grand Forks, N.D.: Kim Deats gets a kiss from her cocker spaniel, Murphy, while playing in their backyard. 

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04:13 PM, Flint, MI: Michael Grades and partner his partner in crime, Angelis | ADVOCATE.COM

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.” 

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04:15, Phoenix, AZ: Cody Lang | ADVOCATE.COM

4:15 p.m., Phoenix: Cody Lang shows his support for all rights for everyone. 

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07:35, San Diego, CA: Partners Ryan and Marc Zimmerman  | ADVOCATE.COM

7:35 p.m., San Diego: Partners Ryan and Marc Zimmerman make dinner together at home. 

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07:54 PM, Kansas City, MO: Nicole and Elizabeth Hodges-Williams  | ADVOCATE.COM

7:54 p.m., Kansas City: Nicole and Elizabeth Hodges-Williams spend their Friday date night on their hammock. 

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08:30 PM, Santa Barbara, CA: Andrew DeVore | ADVOCATE.COM

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.” 

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10:15 PM, Oakland, CA: Steven Thompson and David Alcocer | ADVOCATE.COM

10:15 p.m., Oakland, Calif.: Steven Thompson and David Alcocer, partners of 14 years, enjoy a night at home. 

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09:02 PM, Riverside, CA: Linda Sexton | ADVOCATE.COM

9:02 p.m., Riverside, Calif.: Linda Sexton hangs out in a garage with gay friends and straight neighbors from across her alley.  

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10:34 PM, West Hollywood, CA: A West Hollywood party crew inspects the Mystery Gay Grab Bag | ADVOCATE.COM

10:34 p.m., West Hollywood: A party crew inspects the Mystery Gay Grab Bag. 

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11:06 PM, [tk]: Randall Alexander monkeys around in the guts of a computer | ADVOCATE.COM

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!”