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The Advocate

The Advocate, December 1996
Executive Editor Anne Stockwell
Categories News magazine
Frequency Bi-monthly

Publisher Image File history File links AdvocateMag. ... A newsmagazine, sometimes called news magazine, is a usually weekly magazine featuring articles on current events. ...

Joe Landry
First Issue 1967
Company LPI Media
Country Flag of United States United States
Language English
Website www.advocate.com
ISSN 0001-8996

The Advocate (ISSN 0001-8996) is a US-based LGBT-related biweekly news magazine. It is the oldest continuing gay publication in the United States. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with PlanetOut_Inc. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... ISSN, or International Standard Serial Number, is the unique eight-digit number applied to a periodical publication including electronic serials. ... ISSN, or International Standard Serial Number, is the unique eight-digit number applied to a periodical publication including electronic serials. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ...


The website for the magazine contains approximately thirty percent of the print issue online and is updated daily. Archives of the magazine can be found in various subscription databases including EBSCO and InfoTrac.

Contents

History

It was first published by Dick Michaels and Bill Rand, of the Los Angeles activist group PRIDE in Los Angeles in 1967 as a local newsletter titled The Los Angeles Advocate. In 1969 it was renamed The Advocate and distributed nationally. By 1974, they were printing 40,000 copies for each issue. It attracted the attention of David Goodstein, an investment banker from San Francisco and he bought it in 1974. It was also often over 100 pages long. Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ...


Goodstein's influence

Goodstein instituted several changes to the publication once he acquired it. These changes included switching from newspaper to magazine format. Under his watch, the Advocate fully transformed into a national news magazine covering events important to the homosexual community including the gay rights movement, art, and culture. Goodstein also work toward reducing sex oriented advertisements to more socially acceptable ones.


After Goodstein

Goodstein died in 1985 and in a series of mergers and acquisitions that have since followed, it is now published by LPI Media, a division of PlanetOut Inc.[1] It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with PlanetOut_Inc. ... PlanetOut Inc. ...


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Chastity Bono (born March 4, 1969) is an American actress as well as advocate for human rights and gay rights. ... Kate Clinton has been an American comedian for over 25 years, specializing in political commentary from a gay/lesbian point of view. ... Janis Ian (born April 7, 1951[1]) is a Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, singer, multi-instrumental musician, columnist, and science fiction author. ... Steve Gunderson (born May 10, 1951) is a Republican politician from Wisconsin. ... Coined by B. Ruby Rich, New Queer Cinema refers to seemingly simultaneous appearance on the independent film circuit of films dealing openly and even aggressively with queer culture, politics, and identity in the early nineties. ... Gabriel Rotello, author, gay activist, film producer, writer, and director. ... Tully Satre, 16 year-old gay rights activist, pictures here in The Advocate where he hosts a weekly blog. ... Urvashi Vaid is known for her 25 years dedicated to promoting civil rights issues for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Queer studies is the study of issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity. ... Image File history File links Gay_flag. ... Gender often refers to the distinctions between males and females in common usage. ... Homosexuality refers to sexual interaction and / or romantic attraction between individuals of the same sex. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Transgender (IPA: , from trans (Latin) and gender (English) ) is an overarching term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors, and groups involving tendencies that diverge from the normative gender role (woman or man) commonly, but not always, assigned at birth, as well as the role traditionally held by society. ... LGBT history refers to the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultures around the world, dating back to the first recorded instances of same-sex love and sexuality within ancient civilizations. ... LGBT rights Around the world · By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Persecution Violence This timeline of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history details notable events in the Common Era West. ... The gay rights movement is a collection of loosely aligned civil rights groups, human rights groups, support groups and political activists seeking acceptance, tolerance and equality for non-heterosexual, (homosexual, bisexual), and transgender people - despite the fact that it is typically referred to as the gay rights movement, members also... LGBT rights Around the world · By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Persecution Violence LGBT social movements share related goals of social acceptance of homosexuality or transgenderism. ... Christopher Street Parade Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures concern the culture, knowledge, and references shared by members of sexual minorities or transgendered people by virtue of their membership in those minorities or their state of being transgendered. ... The idea of a gay community is complex and can be very controversial. ... The gay pride or simply pride campaign has three main premises: that people should be proud of their sexual orientation and gender identity, that sexual diversity is a gift, and that sexual orientation and gender identity are inherent and cannot be intentionally altered. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Gay slang in linguistics refers to a form of English slang used predominantly among LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people. ... A gay village (sometimes called a gay ghetto and increasingly gayborhood) is usually an urban geographic location with generally recognized boundaries where a large number of gay and lesbian people, as well as bisexual and transgender people live. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... World laws on homosexuality US laws on homosexuality Same-sex unions in Europe. ... Same-sex marriage is a term for a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized marriage in which two people of the same sex live together as a family. ... A civil union is a recognized union similar to marriage. ... LGBT adoption refers to the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered people. ... A sodomy law is a law that defines certain sexual acts as sex crimes. ...

References

  1. ^ Wik Wikholm. What Is the History of The Advocate?. PlanetOut. Retrieved on 2007-02-10.
  • Hogan, Steve; Hudson, Lee (1998). Completely Queer: The Gay and Lesbian Encyclopedia. New York: Henry Holt. ISBN 0805036296. 
  • Streitmatter, Rodger (1995). Unspeakable: The Rise of the Gay and Lesbian Press in America. Boston: Faber and Faber. ISBN 0571198732. 
  • Thompson, Mark, ed. (1994). Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate History of the Gay and Lesbian Movement. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0312131143. 

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LGBT rights Around the world · By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Persecution Violence LGBT social movements share related goals of social acceptance of homosexuality or transgenderism. ... Image File history File links Gay_flag. ...


Around the world · By country World laws on homosexuality US laws on homosexuality Same-sex unions in Europe. ...


History · Groups · Activists


Declaration of Montreal Martina Navrátilová and Mark Tewksbury read the Declaration of Montreal at the opening ceremonies of the World Outgames. ...


Same-sex relationships


Marriage · Adoption Same-sex marriage is a term for a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized marriage in which two people of the same sex live together as a family. ... LGBT adoption refers to the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered people. ...


Opposition · Persecution Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Violence The Death of Orpheus In Albrecht Dürers 1494 drawing, the banner hung in the tree reads: Orfeus der erst puseran (Orpheus, the first sodomite). The word puseran(t) derives from the Latin bulgarus from which come also the terms bugger in English and bougre in French. ...


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