Advocate

  • November 2010
  • Selective Outrage

    26th Nov 2010

    Gays call out the hypocrisy and homophobia of conservative Christianity with remarkable élan. Why isn’t Islam being held to the…

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  • May 2010
  • A Conservative Conundrum

    26th May 2010

    Politically right-of-center men and women make up a growing yet habitually ignored gay minority. The Advocate columnist James Kirchick says now more…

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  • March 2010
  • Tripping Over a Leg Up

    26th Mar 2010

    Is there such a thing as gay affirmative action? Could a well-meaning aid to the advancement of LGBTs result in…

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  • February 2010
  • Gays vs. Democrats

    26th Feb 2010

    They’re fond of your checkbooks — and deaf to your demands for equal rights. What will it take for the…

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  • August 2009
  • Putrid Perez

    26th Aug 2009

    The latest scandal involving Perez Hilton presents an opportunity to ask the million dollar question: How has this half-literate typist…

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  • April 2009
  • God Hates Censorship

    26th Apr 2009

    When U.K. officials barred the Reverend Fred Phelps from entering the country, they didn’t just give the infamous bigot undue…

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  • March 2009
  • Play Nice, Folks

    26th Mar 2009

    Why confrontation is exactly the wrong approach when it comes to getting what you want. Leave it to Melissa Etheridge…

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  • Gay Marriage Isn't Racist

    12th Mar 2009

    Jasmyne Cannick may not admit it, but marriage equality benefits all gays and lesbians — not just the white ones I…

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  • December 2008
  • A Friend to Gays and Antigay Dictators Alike

    11th Dec 2008

    It’s not surprising that Sean Penn, thanks to his star turn as Harvey Milk, is becoming a hero of the…

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  • November 2008
  • The Foley Follies

    26th Nov 2008

    The scandal surrounding former Florida Republican representative Mark Foley was critical in the Democrats’ 2006 takeover of Congress. Now that…

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About James

James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, across the European continent, and the Caucasus. He is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C., a correspondent for The Daily Beast and is a columnist for Tablet. His first book, The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age is forthcoming from Yale University Press.

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