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GMHC to Advocate: Amidst Transition, Still on the Front Lines of the Fight

Myron Sulzberger Rolfe | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Myron Sulzberger Rolfe

As the nation's oldest provider of HIV/AIDS care, prevention services and advocacy, we know that everyone in our community has a stake in a strong GMHC. We understand that, in selecting new leadership, now is an important moment in GMHC's history.

Settlement Is Not Admission of Guilt in New Orleans Flooding during Katrina

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Put very simply, a $20 million settlement, given to those with expectations of at least $20 billion, would be roughly equivalent to getting 2 pennies on an expectation $20.

'We Made This Family': End-of-Life Care in the LGBT Community

Jeanne Dennis | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Dennis

The health care team's sensitivity to identity -- of individual and family -- can mean the difference between achieving a "good death," in which a person's wishes are followed to the end, and a death that is especially difficult, painful, prolonged or leaves a great deal of unresolved feelings in its wake.

Pope Francis, Man of the Year? Not Yet

Michele Somerville | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Pope Francis may well be what he seems but it can not be denied that this pope is made-to-order. It is only by cutting through the 'spin' that we can know how genuine Francis and the change with which he being credited actually are.

Not an Advocate: An Open, Angry Letter Concerning the Pope as LGBT Ally

Simon Moritz | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Simon Moritz

Every definition of both "activism" and "advocate" requires intentional work in the service of a goal. The pope is neither activist nor advocate.

No, Pope Francis Is Not the LGBT Person of the Year

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Little boys and girls in Catholic schools all across the world are still being taught that homosexuality is "intrinsically disordered." And Catholic teachers have been removed from jobs simply for exercising their rights as gay Americans. I haven't heard the pope weigh in or stop it, while many other people are actually fighting the fight for them.

Which 'Hunger Games' Character Might Be Gay?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Elizabeth Banks is a very busy woman. Aside from appearing in some of the most loved series on television, such as "30 Rock" and "Modern Family," ...

Newspaper War Brewing In New Orleans

AP | By LITTICE BACON-BLOOD and KEVIN McGILL | Posted 07.01.2013 | Media

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The new owner of Baton Rouge's daily newspaper vowed Wednesday to keep publishing daily and to beef up coverage in New Orlea...

Bi Media Lags Behind Ls, Gs And Ts

Ron Suresha | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Ron Suresha

Now that statistical data verify that the number of bisexually identified persons, as well as the count of persons who behave bisexually, has been vastly underestimated, it is clear to bi activists that this population is extremely underrepresented and underserved in national LGBTQ media.

Pink: 'I Was An Honorary Lesbian'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Pink has never been shy about expressing her love for her lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) fans, but now, the pop superstar is speaking a...

Zac Efron: 'I'm Incredibly Honored' By My Gay Fanbase

Posted 09.10.2012 | Gay Voices

Zac Efron has been the subject of many gay men's admiration (and speculation) in the blogosphere -- not that he minds, of course. In a new intervi...

Richard Noble, a Man You Should Know

David Duran | Posted 09.11.2012 | Gay Voices
David Duran

Richard Noble reflects on his journey of being the first "out" gay man to walk across the country, covering 10 states and more than 2,700 miles in 15 months.

Obama Endorsed By LGBT Magazine

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

The country's oldest LGBT magazine issued its first presidential endorsement in decades on Friday, throwing its support behind President Barack Obama ...

What Were These College Newspaper Editors Thinking?

Posted 04.12.2012 | College

What were they thinking? Some college newspaper editors have been facing criticism recently after publishing content meant to be satire that pushed...

George Clooney 'Doesn't Give A Sh*t' If People Think He's Gay

Posted 02.29.2012 | Gay Voices

He's long been the subject of rampant tabloid speculation over his sexuality, but George Clooney says he doesn't mind. In a new interview with The...

Madonna Talks Gay Fans, Lady Gaga, 'W.E.' And More With 'The Advocate'

Posted 02.02.2012 | Gay Voices

If you're feeling a bit of Madonna fatigue this week, that's totally understandable. The queen of pop has been everywhere lately -- from promoting ...

Nick Jonas Discusses Jonas Brothers' Sexuality, Gay Fans, And More In New Interview

Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices

As interviews go, a new conversation between The Advocate and Nick Jonas just may be one of the most gay-packed we've read in ages. The singer and ...

Fort Lauderdale And Orlando Gayer Than Miami?

Posted 03.12.2012 | Miami

The Advocate recently weighed in with their annual list of gayest cities in America. Miami may not have made the list, but two other Florida ranked in...

Dylan McDermott Talks Getting In Shape, Baring It All

Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

While the freaky "American Horror Story" has been flooring critics, Dylan McDermott's shockingly fit body has been getting quite a bit of attention it...

'Anonymous' Director: 'More Than A Thousand' Twinks Attend My Parties

Posted 12.21.2011 | Gay Voices

Roland Emmerich's new movie "Anonymous" controversially implies that William Shakespeare's plays were written by someone other than the Bard himself -...

Adam Lambert In The Advocate: 'It’s All About Being Gay'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Gay Voices

Adam Lambert's rise from "American Idol" runner-up to gay cultural icon has been truly unprecedented in the fickle world of pop music. But as the sing...

Jane Lynch: Charlie Sheen Is A 'Wonderful Person'

Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment

Jane Lynch has played many different roles in her life -- Cheerio coach Sue Sylvester on "Glee," caterer Constance Carmell on "Party Down," host of th...

Why the LGBT Media Matters

Barbara Dozetos | Posted 10.09.2011 | Media
Barbara Dozetos

As the general population grows more accepting of our community, is the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news media still relevant? Do we really need newspapers, radio shows, web sites and television shows that are all gay all the time?

Once Again, The Advocate Hides Democrat's Anti-Gay Views

Richard Grenell | Posted 08.28.2011 | Media
Richard Grenell

The double standards used by The Advocate to truthfully report which politicians are supportive/opposed to gay issues and which ones are playing politics with the issues make it easier for politicians to take gays and lesbians for granted.

Advocate Magazine Covers Up the Democratic Label for Anti-Gay Politician

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.31.2011 | Media
Richard Grenell

The Advocate's obvious double standard in describing politicians' political affiliations is glaringly partisan.