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.
Hot Sheet: August 1, 2014
August 01 2014 4:40 PM ET

Hot Sheet: Guardians and Go-Go Boys

Advocate.com Editors

Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include a nearly naked Zac Efron and Bear, go-go boy obsessions, and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Art or Porn?: Filmmakers Who Tested the Limits
August 01 2014 4:00 AM ET

Art or Porn?: Filmmakers Who Tested the Limits

Christopher Harrity

These films were censored for obscenity when they first screened. Now they are shown at museums and on YouTube.

California Assembly Speaker Becomes First Gay Governor For A Few Hours
July 31 2014 4:19 PM ET

Calif. Assembly Speaker Is First Gay Governor (For A Few Hours)

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Three political absences made out California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins acting governor for a day.

PHOTOS: LGBT Celebs on the Blessing and Curse of Aging
July 31 2014 7:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: LGBT Celebs on the Blessing and Curse of Aging

Daniel Reynolds

Greg Louganis, Peter Paige, Wilson Cruz, Tuc Watkins, Blake McIver and more shine a spotlight on the joys as well at the challenges that come with aging in the LGBT community.

WATCH: Australian Model Ruby Rose Comes Out as Gender Fluid
July 31 2014 6:30 AM ET

WATCH: Aussie Model Ruby Rose Breaks Free of Gender Binary

Mitch Kellaway

DJ and model Ruby Rose recently opened up about her fluid gender identity after releasing a moving, semi-autobiographical film, 'Break Free.'

Larry King Is Confused By Anna Paquin's 'Non-Practicing' Bisexuality
July 31 2014 5:27 AM ET

Larry King Is Confused By Anna Paquin's 'Non-Practicing' Bisexuality

Eliel Cruz

In a recent interview, the True Blood star talked fangs, blood, and her sexuality.

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

Advocate.com 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.

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