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  1. 7 Ways to Resist This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Advocate

    Lena Waithe has a new show on Showtime. The lesbian producer - who made history for becoming the first African-American women to win an Emmy for Comedy Writing in 2017 - has created The Chi , a series that tackles violence and police corruption in the South Side of Chicago, where Waithe herself was raised.


  2. Men, Fighting Persecution in Their SpeedosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Advocate

    Proceeds from the calendar support The LGBT Asylum Project , a San Francisco based nonprofit that provides pro bono legal representation for LGBT immigrants who are fleeing persecution and seeking asylum in the U.S. In the two years since its inception, The LGBT Asylum Project has helped 35 LGBT immigrants on their journey from persecution to freedom. The calendar men represent Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, and the U.S.A. They competed in The LGBT Asylum Project's 1st and 2nd Annual Mr. International Freedom Contest, the organization's major annual fundraiser.


  3. 99 Reasons Leather Made Us Drool in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Advocate

    The leather community is a complex one. To the outsider it can look like a group of tough guys, exhibitionists, and sex addicts.


  4. 7 Ways to Resist This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Advocate

    Nothing says Christmas quite like a big Hollywood production stuffed with elaborate costumes, studio sets, big stars, circus acts, and musical numbers to original tunes from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting wunderkind behind the music of La La Land and Dear Evan Hansen. Hugh Jackman stars as a lovable version of the historically problematic P.T. Barnum, the businessman, con man, and creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus.


  5. 101 Faces of AIDS at the Start of an EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Advocate

    Jim Wigler in D.C. with the exhibition, coinciding with the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1987. Read about his photos below.


  6. The Best Jewish Comedy on Christmas Is, Fittingly, in a Chinese RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Advocate

    In October of 1993, lesbian comedian Lisa Geduldig was struck with inspiration. She had been booked to perform at what she thought was a comedy club but turned out to be a Chinese restaurant.


  7. Director Silas Howard: From S.F.'s Fringe Scene to the Big TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Advocate

    If you were in San Francisco's LGBT community in the late 1990s, early 2000s, you couldn't escape Silas Howard's creative influence. He was a founding member of Tribe 8, the ground-breaking band that launched the gay punk queercore scene; he cofounded Red Dora's Bearded Lady CafA , a lesbian hotspot and performance space; and produced-with his friend Harry Dodge-the 2001 trans feature film By Hook or By Crook , which won five Best Feature awards at film festivals around the country.


  8. 85 Different Types of Sexy From Austin WondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Advocate

    Above: Karamo Brown. Austin Wondo has a knack for finding all the facets of the men he photographs.


  9. Filmmaker Debra Chasnoff, Who Made History as the Oscars, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Advocate

    Award-winning documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff, who made history as the first woman to thank a same-sex partner when accepting an Oscar, has died. Chasnoff won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject for her 1991 film Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons, and Our Environment, exposing the health and environmental effects of nuclear materials produced by GE.


  10. 'Faces of AIDS' Needs to Be Preserved for Future GenerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Advocate

    Jim Wigler's Faces of AIDS exhibit showed the world 101 people infected with the virus during the mid 1980s in the Bay Area, when too many people were still turning away from what was happening. In this gallery are rescans of the original negatives.


  11. 96 Photos of Men Posing for a Hot DaddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | Advocate

    When the guy in the photograph looks seductively at "you," remember he is really looking at the photographer, who in this case is the hot dad pictured above, Joe Mazza. Read more below.


  12. 7 Ways to Resist This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Advocate

    Legendary poet and outspoken queer Eileen Myles has more than 19 books under her belt and her new one is a memoir in part from the point of view of the 16-year-old pit bull, Rosie, that she adopted in 1990. Inspired by Rosie's death, Myles has woven together an experimental ode to the love of her pet, invoking subjects as far-flung as Hitler's art, 14th-century tapestries, her experiences with alcoholism and the road to recovery, celebrity, politics, and mourning.


  13. 111 More Folsom Photos, Because You Begged for ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Advocate

    There were just so many kinky people at the Folsom Street Fair this year we needed to make one more slideshow. You're welcome.


  14. 109 Photos of Exhibitionistic Sexual Freedom on Folsom Street 2017, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Advocate

    To have a place in the sun to practice your wildest sexual fantasies, to gather with other nonjudgmental folk, and to be in one of the most beautiful cities in the world; why, you must be at the world's largest leather event - the Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco. Far from being a gay male-only event, the fair welcomes everyone who wants to express the kinkier, more fetishy side of their sexual identity.


  15. 110 Photos of Sweat, Fur, and Muscle at the Folsom Street Fair 2017, Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Advocate

    The world's largest leather event celebrated leather, rubber, kink, and sexual freedom this weekend in San Francisco. Read more below.


  16. Pick a Card, Any CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Advocate

    "Paper Dolls: A Deck of Playing Cards" features a collection of over 50 portraits of people from the artist's life. Read more below.


  17. 27 Dos and Don'ts for Folsom Street Fair 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Advocate

    There's a dominatrix in rubber leading around her gagged, drooling sub - a grown man in a dog collar with exposed genitals hung with metal weights. He is wagging a puppy tail butt plug.


  18. 71 Photos of Drag King InsanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Advocate

    The 22nd Annual Drag King Contest is the perfect evening of camp and mockery to watch while you wait for the patriarchy to topple. Read more below.


  19. 95 Photos of Oakland Rising With PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Advocate

    With a new LGBT Center Oakland takes another step up to be one of the greatest cities to be LGBTQ in California. Read more below.


  20. Oakland Gets Its First LGBT CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Advocate

    Just across from the historical gold mine of queer culture and history that is rainy San Francisco lies Oakland, the strange, a hodgepodge of cultural backgrounds, struggles, and the stories both entail. As it's America's most ethnically diverse city, there is a lot to say about Oakland and a lot that Oakland says about our nation.


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