The editors of gay glossy The
Advocate are turning to their readers to produce a snapshot of
what it's like to be gay in America.
The magazine is asking readers to take
a photograph on Friday, August 12 for consideration in its second
annual A Day In Gay American photo layout to appear online and in its
“The Advocate wants a photo of
your life on that single day … anything from the mundane to the
insane, from the glamorous to the gritty,” the magazine's editors
wrote in their request for submissions.
Photos must be submitted at
no later than Wednesday, August 17.
The magazine says the documentary
project aims to break stereotypes about what it's like to be gay,
lesbian, bisexual or transgender in America today.
“Each picture serves as a reminder –
to ourselves and to others – that we are undeniable, we are unique,
and that no one has the right to tell us who we should love or how we
should express ourselves,” editors wrote in unveiling last year's