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.
PHOTOS: Lesbian-Themed Play 'Mala Hierba' Premieres in NYC
July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

PHOTOS: Lesbian-Themed Play Mala Hierba Premieres in NYC

Brandon Voss

A married Mexican-American woman rekindles a lesbian affair in a new off-Broadway drama by Tanya Saracho, a scribe for HBO's Looking and Girls.

Adam Shankman on L.A. 'Hair': 'There's Gonna Be a Lot of Naked!'
July 30 2014 1:15 PM ET

Adam Shankman on L.A. Hair: 'A Lot of Naked!'

Brandon Voss

Entertainment Tonight visits rehearsals of Hollywood Bowl's starry staging of Hair, helmed by out filmmaker Adam Shankman.

July 30 2014 12:43 PM ET

PHOTOS: John Barrowman's Comic-Con Photo Diary

Views of the convention from the actor's perspective

40 Under 40: Tyler Oakley Could Be The First Gay Person You Ever Met
July 30 2014 8:00 AM ET

Tyler Oakley Could Be The First Gay Person You Ever Met

Lucas Grindley

The Networkers: Where Hollywood falters, YouTube stars like Tyler Oakley excel at introducing America to a world where being LGBT is just part of your story.

Op-ed: Confessions of a Former Ted Nugent Fan
July 30 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Confessions of a Former Ted Nugent Fan

Rebecca Juro

Like many former Ted Nugent fans, one woman has had to choose a side.

In the Galleries: Tony Greene
July 29 2014 5:14 PM ET

In the Galleries: Tony Greene Editors

An exhibit of Tony Greene's dark luxurious art from the '80s made before his death in 1990 from AIDS is supported by relevant work by L.A. queer artists from that period.

July 29 2014 3:34 PM ET

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Uncovers Family Secrets, Pain in TV Show

On Who Do You Think You Are?, JTF attempts to learn about the troubles that plagued his great-grandfather in the Alaska Klondike in search of gold 

July 29 2014 3:03 PM ET

Ricky Martin On Being a Better Parent

'I am by no means a perfect parent, but I strive daily to be a better parent for my boys,' states the single father of two.

Mary Lambert's 'Oversharing' Is Helping Us Heal
July 29 2014 9:00 AM ET

Mary Lambert's 'Oversharing' Is Helping Us Heal

Sunnivie Brydum

The Entertainers: Mary Lambert gained notoriety for her collaboration with Macklemore on “Same Love,” and she’s dedicated to using her voice to speak up for authenticity and the abolition of shame.

Courtney Act: Why Boys Like 'Boys Like Me'
July 29 2014 6:00 AM ET

Courtney Act: Why Boys Like Boys Like Me

Brandon Voss

The glamorous RuPaul's Drag Race runner-up teases an encore NYC engagement of her solo show about sexual encounters that sometimes transcend gender.

PHOTOS: The Costumes of Comic-Con 2014
July 28 2014 3:33 PM ET

PHOTOS: The Costumes of Comic-Con 2014

Jase Peeples

From the incredible to the absurd and beyond, take a look at some of our favorite fan costumes from the 2014 pop culture extravaganza.

WATCH: A 'Hedwig' Star's FTM Transformation
July 28 2014 1:54 PM ET

WATCH: A Hedwig Star's FTM Transformation

Brandon Voss

Tony winner Lena Hall gets into man-drag backstage at Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

July 28 2014 11:41 AM ET

The Worst Boyfriend I Ever Had: Stories From the Dark Side

Plus: Patti LuPone's most-recent cabaret show is one for the ages