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Yes, We Cannes

The annual Cannes Film Festival never fails to combine a sampling of the best in cinema with the not-as-great.

Bill O'Reilly Really Likes You

The conservative, argumentative host of Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor favors gay rights laws and gay adoptionaEUR"but does wish that gays would shut up already. [Reposted form the September 17, 2002 issue of The Advocate .]

Gay and Gayer

Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey bring the true story of con man Steven Russell and his former cell mate and lover to the big screen in I Love You Phillip Morris.

Flower Girl

Celine Sciamma made headlines when she came out at Cannes while getting rave reviews for her directorial debut film, Water Lilies. Now the film is ready to take on an American audience.

A Cut Above

Winning Bravo's Shear Genius competition was just one more win for Anthony Morrison. The British hairstylist to the stars talks about coming out, falling for an older man, and how he inherited the Jeri Curl gene.

Cate Blanchett: Queen of Cool

She's been Kate Hepburn and Queen Elizabeth and Galadriel. In I'm Not There, the great Cate Blanchett steps across the gender divide to play Bob Dylan -- and reminds us that however we try to catch her, she'll always be a step ahead.

T.R. Knight is just a regular guy

Shy, disarming, charming to a fault, sharp as a tack, and anything but a victim--emerging from the center of the storm, T.R. Knight lays down his armor.

The Director of Cannes Hit Water Lillies Comes Out to The Advocate

First-time French director Celine Sciamma experiences another first--coming out publicly as a lesbian.

A cabin of one's own

New England's MacDowell Colony celebrates 100 years of artistic utopia. And the gay and lesbian artists who prospered there celebrate its role in their careers.

Affairs to remember

Farley Granger bedded Ava Gardner, Shelley Winters, and Leonard Bernstein. In his autobiography, Include Me Out, Hitchcock's muse reveals how he lived as an openly bisexual actor in classic Hollywood and got away with it.

Second set

For transgender tennis star Renee Richards, the generation gap looms larger than the gender gap. Her latest book, No Way Renee, continues the story of her "notorious" life.

Sex and salvation

Best-selling author E. Lynn Harris takes on boy bands, antigay politics, and African-American megachurches in his new novel

We lost it at the movies

The summer's top 10 hottest films for gays and lesbians

Singing her own tune

Lesley Gore is on her second run of celebrity--from the "It's My Party" songbird of the '60s to the out singer-songwriter of 2005's quietly haunting indie CD Ever Since

Rent gets real

As the pansexual, AIDS-inflected Broadway sensation becomes a gritty, hyperreal movie, three returning cast members talk about how the show's messages of love, life, and liberty for all have only become more urgent

Real World recovery

In a confessional new book, gay Real World alum Chris Beckman puts the spotlight on a new generation fighting addiction

Fall 2005 film previews

London theater

Ewan McGregor in Guys and Dolls is just one of the West End boys--and girls--keeping the London theater scene hot this summer

Summer movie preview

A handful of the season's most anticipated popcorn fare for gay and lesbian audiences

How they handled the gay rumor

Marcia Cross is not alone: Many celebrities have had gay rumors swirl about them.