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Articles from The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine) (June 20, 2006)

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A most amusing man: Stephen McCauley talks about his newest novel, Alternatives to Sex--all about a nice gay guy who can't keep his cursor out of chat rooms. Freeman, Chris Interview 612
A prom for all. Henderson, William 283
Big gay following: the Dixie Chicks. Kort, Michele Interview 510
Bikers fight to own "dyke": it's taken three years and the fight is still not over, but members of the country's most famous group of biking lesbians are finally winning the right to own their own name. Adams, Bob 616
Br-Ayn-gelina. Brief article 92
Camp-archy in the U.K. Goodridge, Mike 338
Cirque everlasting. Bahr, David 385
Confronting Islam. Suazo, Julia Letter to the editor 310
Cool nerd? It's no fantasy: the one-man band Final Fantasy--an Arcade Fire and Hidden Cameras vet--takes a stand for queer geek chic. Reighley, Kurt B. 327
Cultural history: out California state senator Sheila Kuehl, of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis fame, says public schools should teach LGBT history. Henderson, William Interview 289
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. Marler, Regina 658
Equality check. 111
Fat boy. Dukowitz, Gretchen Interview 405
Fiddle-dee-dee. Davis, Mark 235
Friend or foe. David, Jim 153
Future gay leaders '06: in our annual roundup of high achievers we look at seven young men and women who are already making a difference and are set to take over the fight for equality in the future. Kennedy, Sean Interview 3396
Gay shame is a drag. Brocka, Q. Allen Column 542
Go-go gadgets: the sun's not the only hot accessory this summer. Lopez, Vincent 155
Guns 'n' poses. White, Dave 195
Higher-power couple: ace pilot Cholene Espinoza and White House correspondent Ellen Ratner are more than just a power couple. Witness their hands-on work to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Stroh, Suzanne 1033
Hockney heads home. Freeman, Chris 255
Hot picks. 207
In honor of Gwen: Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl stars in a new Lifetime movie as the mother of Gwen Araujo, with J.D. Pardo as the murdered transgender teen. Ferber, Lawrence Interview 472
In our parents' footsteps: LGBT kids who grew up with gay parents are finding support in groups like COLAGE. And they're discovering their desire to work in the gay rights movement. Kuhr, Fred 1166
Is gay over? A new generation of same-sex-loving youths are breaking down the old definitions and choosing to call themselves queer, questioning, open, fluid--anything but gay. Should we mourn the old word, and what will take its place? Vary, Adam B. Cover story 2227
Jim McGreevey's truck stop memories. 156
Keeping our pride: Kevin Hauswirth talks with some friends about what pride means for Generation Q. Hauswirth, Kevin 460
Look for the queer label: these music labels--some gay-targeted, others gay-owned--release a broad range of music to pride by. Reighley, Kurt B. 391
Love is in the smell. Brief article 113
Marshals of pride. Kuhr, Fred 539
Mea culpa over marriage: a onetime darling of LGBT voters, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee said on The 700 Club in May that the party platform opposed marriage equality. He was wrong. Steele, Bruce C. Interview 378
Meet the bloggers: Rod 2.0. 180
Mideast crisis. Paul, Gary Letter to the editor 168
Million-dollar "Mr. Mom". Brief article 327
Milwaukee's finest: one lesbian teacher's vision of a safe place for LGBT high school students is a reality for 107 kids in Wisconsin--for now at least. Graham, Chad 1596
Missed connection. Thibodeaux, Brian K. Letter to the editor 262
More than 9 to 5: whether they're baking, designing, or training people to ride horses, gays and lesbians across the country enjoy glamorous careers. Allen, Dan 1757
My old Kentucky home. Williams, David Letter to the editor 270
Our monsters, ourselves. Freeman, Chris 358
Outspoken. Nyman, Dani 454
Partners in rap: rocketing from Wisconsin to The L Word, with thousands of MySpace fans, rapper God-Des and sultry-voiced She are primed for stardom. Blankenship, Mark 482
Pride and Thanksgiving. 435
Putting the g in Entourage: HBO hetero boys club comedy Entourage gets a gay infusion as Rex Lee takes on a bigger role in the third season of the hit series. Abley, Sean 488
Rants & raves. 229
Same difference. Lammert, Kirk Letter to the editor 260
Schmuck story. Duralde, Alonso 239
Search this: Douglas Coupland returns with a hilarious new novel that explores tech culture, Ronald McDonald, lesbian separatists, and the nightmare of being Googled. Duralde, Alonso Interview 679
Second opinions. 239
Shooting for life: HIV-positive since age 14, this New York photographer reaffirmed his life through his camera. Now he's giving kids at Harvey Milk High School the same opportunity and helping them see the big picture about AIDS. Sparks, Cator 390
Small-town pride: pride festivities in smaller places are where the biggest changes are possible. Here's a preview of five down-home pride events. Kuhr, Fred 1804
Stage beauty: Sarah Jones is a smash in Bridge & Tunnel, her solo show celebrating immigrants including gay binational couples. Stockwell, Anne Interview 920
The Advocate poll. 193
Top 5 HIV/AIDS: 156
Trans at old Ivy. Kim, Ryan James Brief article 112
Transgression. Addams, Calpernia Letter to the editor 99
Vengeance is hers. Broverman, Neal 166
Wanted: gay couples. Riggle, Ellen D.B. Letter to the editor 188
We asked a sampling of LGBT people in St. Louis ... Betz, Cindy 128
Welcome to the gayborhood: once-sleepy blue-collar suburbs are attracting large numbers of gay people with cheaper homes and the promise of safe streets and better schools. And the gays are bringing a strong sense of community. Christensen, Jen 1542
What's "gay" now: we are everywhere indeed. Photographer Steven Lam captures the diversity of LGBT America in this exclusive portfolio of 15 men and women. Lam, Steven 2478
Witchy woman. Ferber, Lawrence 117
Women on top. Blankenship, Mark 223
WorldPride, take two: the WorldPride festival will arrive in Jerusalem this August after its sudden cancellation last year. What a difference a year has made. Kaufman, David 484

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