The Advocate, Issue 750/751, January 20, 1998

Includes a set of memorials, one for Burroughs -- by Gary Indiana, p. 78 -- and for Ginsberg -- by Ned Rorem, p. 79.  Includes a photograph of Ginsberg and Burroughs together in 1993.

Published in Mount Morris, IL. by The Advocate (Liberation Publications Incorporated) in January, 1998.

Bibliographic Information: 

  • Shoaf IV.217
  • Not in Schottlaender (v4)
  • Raven 19980120TADV.0.750
Selected Contents: 
  • letters to the editor
  • Judy Wieder: "Three Years Before the Millennium" (editorial)
  • various: "The 1997 Polls" (reader poll)
  • Joe Keenan: "Back to the Future" (on Hollywood)
  • Bruce Vilanch: "Rupert Everett: Leading Man on the Rise" (interview)
  • unknown: "An Interview with Virginia Apuzzo" (interview)
  • John Gallagher: 
    • "Are Gay Men Listening?: From the Front Lines" (on AIDS)
    • "For Better or for Worse" (essay on marriage)
  • Randy Dotinga: "Portraits: Gay Sex in the Face of AIDS: San Diego" (essay)
  • James E. Garcia: "Portraits: Gay Sex in the Face of AIDS: Austin" (essay)
  • Jeffrey L. Newman: "Portraits: Gay Sex in the Face of AIDS: New York City" (essay)
  • Ned Rust: "Portraits: Gay Sex in the Face of AIDS: Seattle" (essay)
  • Ted Hoover: "Portraits: Gay Sex in the Face of AIDS: Pittsburgh" (essay)
  • Jeff Ofstedahl: "Portraits: Gay Sex in the Face of AIDS: Phoenix" (essay)
  • Andrew Sullivan: "The Marriage Moment" (essay)
  • Dan Woog: "Adopting a Family" (essay)
  • Chris Bull: "From Damnation to Salvation" (essay on the Religious Right)
  • Brendan Lemon: memorial to Gianni Versace (1946-1997)
  • Gary Indiana: memorial to William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)
  • Ned Rorem: memorial to Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
  • Michele Kort: memorial to Laura Nyro (1947-1997)
  • various: memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997)
  • Ted Gideonse: "Hot Copy" (on gays in media)
  • Guinevere Turner: "Star of India" (on the film Fire)
  • Anne Stockwell: "Yep, She Rules" (on Ellen DeGeneres)
  • Robert L. Pela: "Gays of our Lives" (on All My Children)
  • Barry Walters: "A Triumph of Love" (on Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales)
  • Allan Ulrich: "Between Men" (on DV8's Enter Achilles)
  • Holly Hughes: "In the Driver's Seat" (on playwright Paula Vogel)
  • Allan Gurganus: "Dispatch from the Front" (on touring)
  • Gabriel Rotello: "Last Word: Inside the Circle" (on assimilationism)
Publishing Information: 
  • Editor-In-Chief: Judy Wieder
  • Managing Editor: Michael W. Elkins
  • Executive News Editor: David Heitz
  • Associate News Editor: Jon Barrett
  • Senior Arts & Media Editor: Alan Frutkin
  • Arts & Media Editor: Anne Stockwell
  • Associate Managing Editor: Steve Landau
  • Copy Editors: Keith Hollar, John Jameson, Trudy Ring
  • National Correspondent: John Gallagher
  • Washington Correspondent: Chris Bull
  • Medical Editor: Gary R. Cohan, MD
  • Columnists: Bruce Bawer, Kate Clinton, Lillian Faderman, Tony Kushner, Brendan Lemon, B. Ruby Rich, Gabriel Rotello, Urvashi Vaid, Bruce Vilanch
  • Contributing Writers: Charles Busch, Lee Condon, Peter Galvin, Ted Gideonse, Jewelle Gomez, Charles Isherwood, Erik Meers, Robert L. Pela, Ingrid Ricks, Dick Scanlan, Sarah Schulman, Guinevere Turner, Barry Walters, Suzanne Westenhoefer, Dan Woog
  • Editorial Assistant: David Fears
  • Art Director: Rick Guasco
  • Associate Art Director: Wayne DeSelle
  • Photo Editor: Michael Matson
  • Art and Photo Coordinator: Nancy Nathan
  • Publisher: Sam Watters
  • Associate Publisher: Joe Landry
  • President: Sam Watters