May 20 2013 4:17 PM ET
In the Art Department, The Advocate presents a visual news blog that is related to LGBT issues. Discover photographs, infographics, gifs, and memes that illustrate events related to politics and public figures. Discover how an idea can go viral when a stirring visual is paired with the appropriate concept. These images from the art department illustrate compelling statistics, facts, quotations, symbols, and figures that encourage conversation about issues that matter to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people around the world.