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.
Out Innovators Win 'Genius' Grants For Work in Arts, Law
September 17 2014 3:50 PM ET

Three Out Creatives Win Genius Grants

Michelle Garcia

Alison Bechdel, Mary Bonauto, and Samuel Hunter were named three of 21 recipients of this year's highly coveted MacArthur Foundation grant.

Op-ed: The Trouble With 'Teen Wolf'
September 17 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The Trouble With Teen Wolf

Jase Peeples

Weak references to LGBT characters and story lines on TV aren't enough for Millennial viewers.

The A-List Interview: David Walton
September 17 2014 4:00 AM ET

The A-List Interview: David Walton

Brandon Voss

From his gay role in Burlesque to his fluctuating spot on the Kinsey scale, here's what you should know about the guy in NBC's About a Boy.

Facebook Clashes With Drag Performers Over 'Real Name' Policy
September 16 2014 3:54 PM ET

Facebook Clashes With Drag Performers Over 'Real Name' Policy

Daniel Reynolds

The social media platform requires users to use a legal name, which has generated controversy among those who identify by drag or performer names.

Dustin Lance Black's Newest Play Shows Us LGBT Life in Russia
September 15 2014 6:45 PM ET

Dustin Lance Black's Newest Play Shows Us LGBT Life in Russia

Trudy Ring

We mustn't 'forget about our brothers and sisters abroad,' says Black.

'Skeleton Twins' Scares Up Impressive Box Office Haul
September 15 2014 6:10 PM ET

Skeleton Twins Scares Up Impressive Box Office Haul

Jase Peeples

The film by out director Craig Johnson made a powerful debut with its limited release this weekend.

An Afternoon in WeHo With a Gay Russian Teen Seeking Asylum
September 15 2014 7:30 AM ET

A WeHo Walk With a Gay Russian Asylum-Seeker

Advocate Contributor

Danny Fisk details his 'transformative' encounter with Vlad Slavskiy, an 18-year-old Russian LGBT activist participating in NYC's Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality.

'Orange is the New Black' Meets 'The Golden Girls' in This Brilliant Mashup
September 15 2014 7:15 AM ET

WATCH: OITNB Meets Golden Girls in This Brilliant Mashup

Jami Smith

Here's the Orange is the New Black intro if you took out Regina Spektor and added The Golden Girls theme song. Thank you, Internet!

LGBT People Are Driving an Upheaval in Video Games
September 15 2014 6:00 AM ET

LGBT People Are Driving an Upheaval in Video Games

Matt Baume

From players to developers, LGBT people are upending what it means to be a gamer.

PHOTOS: Cast of 'Kinky Boots' National Tour
September 15 2014 5:30 AM ET

PHOTOS: Cast of Kinky Boots National Tour

Brandon Voss

Meet the fresh faces strutting their stuff across the country in the Tony-winning musical.

PHOTOS: Gay Warriors
September 15 2014 4:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Gay Warriors Editors

EXCLUSIVE: Annie Lennox: 'Nostalgia' Preview
September 14 2014 2:35 PM ET

EXCLUSIVE: Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Preview

Jase Peeples

Annie Lennox takes fans behind the scenes for a preview of her new album Nostalgia in this exclusive trailer.