Arts & Entertainment
In the Arts & Entertainment section, The Advocate brings readers all the latest news on Hollywood, Broadway, and beyond. From New York to Los Angeles, The Advocate shines a spotlight on the stars of the screen who are lending their voices to support the LGBT community, as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals who are moving the cultural needle. Discover A-list interviews, the best gay movies and reviews of theater, music, books and television. Learn how Arts & Entertainment can shape national dialogue and can work to advance equality.
Op-ed: Miley's Date Proves Homelessness Is the Real Crime
September 02 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Miley's Date Proves Homelessness Is the Real Crime

Alan Acosta

Jesse Helt should be lauded for shining a spotlight on the plight of homelessness in Los Angeles at the VMAs, rather than castigated for crimes linked to the harsh realities faced by homeless people.

San Francisco Mourns Death of Legendary Drag Performer
September 01 2014 1:57 PM ET

San Francisco Mourns Death of Legendary Drag Performer

Advocate Contributor

Arturo Galster was a drag pioneer in the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Francisco Chronicle's Robert Hurwitt offers up this tribute, compiled by Gerard Koskovich and the family of Arturo Galster.

Britney Spears Heartfelt Letter to Once Suicidal Gay Fan
September 01 2014 1:06 PM ET

Britney Spears Heartfelt Letter to Once Suicidal Gay Fan

Diane Anderson-Minshall

David LeCoers told Spears her music helped him stave off a suicide attempt — and she makes his day with a personal letter to him.

WATCH: Late Summer Stars
September 01 2014 11:11 AM ET

WATCH: Late Summer Stars Editors

Spend the last days of summer with the stars in Roddy McDowall's amazing home movies.

WATCH: Travis Wall Brings Same-Sex Couples to 'So You Think You Can Dance'
August 30 2014 12:14 PM ET

WATCH: Travis Wall Proves Same-Sex Couples Can Dance

Lucas Grindley

The piece is believed to be the first featuring same-sex partner dancing on the Fox dance competition.

Artist Spotlight Jack Balas
August 30 2014 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Jack Balas

Christopher Harrity

SUMMER RERUNS: We thought we would take this holiday weekend to sit on our laurels and review some art that we really wanted to see again. Balas plays with classic themes and "big art." He also plays with our feelings.

Hot Sheet: August 29, 2014
August 29 2014 8:08 PM ET

Hot Sheet: Young, Cute, Dead Editors

Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include the youth noir, Jamie Marks Is Dead, Patricia Clarkson in Last Weekend, and Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett.

August 29 2014 5:14 PM ET

Transparent Creator Jill Soloway's Dad Came Out as Trans to Her

Jeffrey Tambor will be playing a trans woman in Soloway’s upcoming Amazon show

Harry Styles Rocks A Michael Sam Jersey At St. Louis Concert
August 29 2014 11:58 AM ET

One Direction-er Stands With Sam

Annie Hollenbeck

Michael Sam's high-selling jersey made its way to a One Direction concert this week.

Who'd Look Hot as Broadway's Next Hedwig?
August 29 2014 11:50 AM ET

Who'd Look Hot as Broadway's Next Hedwig?

Brandon Voss

From Cheyenne Jackson to Patti LuPone, Playbill imagines famous Hedwig and the Angry Inch replacements through the magic of Photoshop.

Op-ed: This Is What Happens When a Generation Is Raised on LGBT Visibility
August 29 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Happens To a Generation Raised on LGBT Visibility?

Jase Peeples

Welcome to an era when LGBT artists have throngs of fans, and no one bats an eye.

August 28 2014 2:30 PM ET

Joan Rivers in Stable Condition After She Stopped Breathing During Surgery

The 81-year-old comedy legend was rushed to New York’s Mount Sinai hospital after complications during vocal cord surgery.