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.
July 23 2014 4:21 PM ET

Gay Movies Grow Up as Outfest Combines with NewFest

When the nation’s two prominent gay film festivals finally merge into one next year, filmmakers and filmgoers can look to movies that surpass mainstream media’s formula and stereotyping.

Two Gay Characters and Wentworth Miller Coming to CW's The Flash
July 23 2014 2:14 PM ET

Two Gay Characters and Wentworth Miller Coming to CW's The Flash

Ross von Metzke

Out writer/producer Greg Berlanti promises two gay characters in the shows first season.

July 23 2014 11:51 AM ET

Classic Lesbian Doc Forbidden Love Re-Released

10 women, including author Ann Bannon, tell their stories about living in a homophobic and dangerous society.

PHOTOS: Minor White at the Getty
July 23 2014 8:30 AM ET

PHOTOS: Minor White at the Getty

Christopher Harrity

White believed the camera was a tool for self-discovery, but his photographs illuminate the viewer as well.

Nathan Lane Will Be a 'Nance' on PBS
July 23 2014 8:01 AM ET

Nathan Lane Will Be a Nance on PBS

Brandon Voss

Out performers Nathan Lane and Michael Feinstein are among those going from stage to screen as part of the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival, hosted by Kristin Chenoweth.

The Night Being an African Lesbian Mother Became a Crime
July 23 2014 6:01 AM ET

This African Mother Is a Lesbian and a 'Criminal'

Ruth Marimo

By daring to speak and live her truth as a lesbian, Zimbabwean immigrant and mother of two Ruth Marimo knew she was endangering her life.

Armond White: The Long Day Closes Is The Greatest Gay Film Ever Made
July 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

Armond White Picks The Greatest Gay Film Ever Made

Armond White

Filmmaker Terence Davies’ longing and sublime look back at his youth, now on Criterion.

PHOTOS: Charlie's Gay Angel
July 23 2014 4:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Charlie's Gay Angel

Christopher Harrity

It may come as no suprise that a gay photographer was among those who helped shape the glamorous image of Charlie's Angels. Read all about it in his book.

Panic! at the Disco Counters Westboro Baptist Church Picket With Donation
July 22 2014 2:20 PM ET

Panic! at the Disco Counters Westboro Baptist Church Picket With Donation

Jase Peeples

When members of the Westboro Baptist Church showed up to picket a recent Panic! at the Disco concert, the rock band countered the protesters' hatred by pledging to donate $1,000 to the Human Rights Campaign.

July 22 2014 1:34 PM ET

John Benjamin Hickey Stars as the Father of the Atom Bomb

In Manhattan, the out actor plays Frank Winter, a physics professor who helped create the atomic bomb

July 22 2014 1:29 PM ET

Fire Island Dance Festival 20th Anniversary

Marcelo Gomes, Sara Mearns, Ailey II, MOMIX, and more were featured at the annual event

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