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Michele Kort

After a few decades in the jazz business, Gaye Adegbalola of Saffire sheds her group for a solo gig. She tells Advocate.com: "I've known I was a lesbian longer than I knew that I was black."

June 18 2009 12:00 AM

When Ellen
DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi got married in California in
August, there were no protests, no career fallout, and no
media backlash, just congratulations from all.

September 10 2008 12:00 AM

After much
controversy and a long absence from the
stage, Paula Poundstone stages a successful
return to stand-up Saturday night at the Wadsworth
Theater in Los Angeles

July 14 2008 12:00 AM

The famed crime
novelist has kept us spellbound with her fiction. Now
she’s telling her truth—as a happily married
lesbian who’s speaking out for equal
rights.

May 07 2008 12:00 AM

As one of the
subjects of TV Land's new show High School
Reunion,
Kat Feller is reality TV's newest token
lesbian. She talks to us about everything from coming
out to bi-curiosity and hooking up on the show.

March 04 2008 12:00 AM

Laurel Hester
spent her last days fighting for her pension to be passed
on to her partner before cancer overcame her body. Her
struggle was chronicled in Cynthia Wade's documentary
Freeheld, which was just nominated for an Oscar.
Michele Kort spoke to the filmmaker about the movie and the
honor.

January 23 2008 12:00 AM

Sarah Shahi won
our hearts playing the ooh-la-la lesbian Carmen,
Shane’s left-at-the-altar DJ girlfriend on
The L Word. Now she’s winning our
admiration for her post–L Word acting range:
She made us laugh in her cameo as a vapid morning-show
host in For Your Consideration, made Tony
Soprano nearly see God in The Sopranos, and now
makes criminals (and viewers) sweat as no-nonsense cop
Dani Reese in the new NBC TV drama Life. The
27-year-old Iranian-Spanish-Texan -- a former Dallas
Cowboys cheerleader! -- checked in with The
Advocate
during a recent shooting break.

October 19 2007 12:00 AM
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