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In Sickness and In Health

Gentle Giant

Dance theater's "gentle giant" and Guggenheim fellowship recipient Joe Goode talks to about his career and current works.

He Told Before 'Don’t Ask'

Time magazine's infamous "homosexual" finally gets his due -- after making gay rights his life's work.

Grabbing for Gold

Out and proud, Lora Hirschberg is nominated for her first Oscar for sound mixing on The Dark Knight. Her gig at Skywalker Sound allows her to work on projects big ( The Prestige ) and small ( Shortbus ).

Rich and Famous

A queeny lead actor and a producer desperate for her first failure make for a damn good time in the play-within-a-play classic Rich and Famous.

Gay Weddings Before 1950?

A new exhibit at the San Francisco Public Library gathers the stories of pioneering LGBT people who disguised their gender and legally married the ones they loved.

The Milk Effect: It Does a Neighborhood Good

With interest in the movie at a fever pitch in the Castro, businesses are taking advantage -- just as the man himself would've wanted.

Going to the Chapel, Again

Meet four same-sex couples who took the plunge in San Francisco in 2004 and learn why they can't wait to walk down the aisle one more time.

Dynamic Duo

With a retrospective currently at the de Young Museum in San Francisco and a tour slated for later this year, the controversial art team Gilbert and George are about to remind America of the beauty of bad taste.

A Fictional Take on Famous Frenemies

Writer Kim Powers imagines an early-'80s reconciliation between former friends Harper Lee and Truman Capote in his fascinating new novel, Capote in Kansas.

Twin Falls, Montana

Mark and Alex were identical twins who did everything together, including attempting suicide. But when Alex decided to become Clair their whole world splintered. The new documentary Red Without Blue gets it on film.

Trans novel 'Like Son' doesn't disappoint

Felicia Luna Lemus's second novel is an engaging post-op page-turner.

Drawn to the truth

Superstar queer cartoonist Alison Bechdel takes time out from chronicling the lesbian world to pen a moody, haunting memoir about growing up, coming out, and discovering that her dad was also gay.

Lord of illusion

Author and former Advocate columnist Norah Vincent on Self-made Man, her engrossing new book about passing as male for 18 months

Closeted in plain sight

Yale law professor Kenji Yoshino talks about his new book, Covering, inspired by how gay people hide themselves in public--to the detriment of our fight for equality