During his 30-year writing career, Lance was a frequent contributor to magazines
such as Circus, Cream, Andy Warhol's Interview, American Film, Details and
Vanity Fair. He also wrote monthly columns for The Advocate and
Below is a small sampling of Lance's work.
Coming Out: It Separates the Men From the Boys
In this article, originally published in the February 1991 issue of Details,
Lance talks about coming out as a teenager, becoming a "gay eyesore" after
An American Family, and the evolution of gay style and culture.
Lily Tomlin Interview
Lance's interview from the October 1991 issue of Details touches on everything
from Tomlin's work in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe and
Shadows and Fog, to the ghost of W.C. Fields and Ernestine as a lesbian.
Musings on Mortality
In late 2001, The Advocate asked Lance to write an article for its annual year-in-review
issue. He completed it at the Carl Bean hospice, just days before his death. It was published
posthumously in the January 22, 2002 issue of The Advocate.