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: Why This Trans Woman Doesn't Want to Ban Drag, But Say 'Thank You'

Op-ed: Don't Ban Drag, Say 'Thank You' Instead

The controversial decision to exclude drag performers from a pride festival in Scotland raised not only eyebrows but also the ire of a transgender writer who credits drag with inspiring her transition.

Amanda Lepore's New Album Remixes Her Greatest Hits

Amanda Lepore Remixes Her Greatest Hits

The transgender singer says the remixes in I... Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions bring 'new life' to classics like 'My Hair Looks Fierce.'

7 Things List: July 31, 2015

7 Things That Are Everything This Week

Our entertainment and events highlights this week include a look at racism in America, the gay side of Bradley Cooper, and striking a classic pose with Madonna.

OITNB Cast: 'We Started a Trend' of LGBT Diversity on TV

OITNB Cast: 'We Started a Trend' of LGBT Diversity on TV

In a sit-down with TV critics, Orange Is the New Black cast members reflected on the real-world impact of the Netflix show.

How This Young Gay Boy Came Out to Hank Azaria

How This Young Gay Boy Came Out to Hank Azaria

Sissies simply can't be held back.

Living Trans, From Iran to New York City

Living Trans, From Iran to New York City

Up-and-coming actress Pooya Mohseni tells The Advocate what it took to come out as trans at 37, offering a riveting tale of survival that took her from Iran to New York City.

EXCLUSIVE: Out Singer Sir Ari Gold Premieres Sexy New Track 'Take Your Shirt Off'

EXCLUSIVE: Sir Ari Gold's Sexy New Track 'Take Your Shirt Off'

Check out the new pulse-pounding track from Gold's new dance-pop collective GoldNation.

Folk Singer Janis Ian: Bill Cosby Blackballed Me From TV as a Teen

Folk Singer Janis Ian Reveals Her Own Bill Cosby Story

Cosby told television execs she was a lesbian, says the singer. She was just 16 at the time.

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