New York's current governor is blind, and its previous governor resigned amid a call-girl scandal. But did you know that one of its earliest, Lord Cornbury, is rumored to have been a cross-dresser and was more than likely gay?
In 1998 in rural Wyoming, Matthew Shepard was tied to a fence by two local men, brutally beaten, and left to die. Ten years after Shepard's murder, the company behind The Laramie Project returned to Laramie to find out, in the words of creator Moisés Kaufman, “what had or had not changed” about the town since the hate crime. The result is Laramie: 10 Years Later.
The legendary Sandra Bernhard sits down with The Advocate before the one-night-only revival of her seminal one-woman show Without You I'm Nothing in Los Angeles to discuss Tori Amos, why Prop. 8 is "the best thing that could happen to the gay community," and how she she could possibly love both Rachel Maddow and Rachel Zoe.
Billy Porter, who gave one of his first interviews as an out actor in The Advocate just three years ago, breathes new life into the Broadway musical Once on This Island, running now at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.