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.
PHOTOS: Historic, Histrionic Sisters
September 10 2014 8:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Historic, Histrionic Sisters

Christopher Harrity

Greg Day and Mark Harvey show the theatrical, ecclesiastical side of activism with their historic images of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in a new exhibit.

Holy Diversity, Batman!
September 10 2014 6:00 AM ET

Holy Diversity, Batman!

Jase Peeples

Women, queer characters, and people of color in positions of power shine brighter than the Bat-Signal in Fox’s latest comic-inspired TV series, Gotham.

EA Games to Fix Sims 4 LGBT Filter
September 09 2014 4:20 PM ET

EA Games to Fix Sims 4 LGBT Filter

Jase Peeples

EA Games currently has a filter in place that forbids Sims 4 players from sharing characters with LGBT descriptive words in the game’s online gallery system.

WATCH: Trans Model Andreja Pejic Launches Kickstarter for Film
September 09 2014 1:29 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Model Andreja Pejic Launches Kickstarter for Film

Daniel Reynolds

The documentary will recount Pejic's journey from an intern at a Serbian refugee camp to one of the world's most high-profile trans fashion models.

We Need a Drag Queen for a New Day
September 09 2014 9:00 AM ET

We Need a Drag Queen for a New Day

Michael Musto

With the ubiquity of drag performance come higher expectations for a standout performer. So what makes the ideal star?

10 Tips for Parents of Gay Kids
September 09 2014 7:00 AM ET

10 Tips for Parents of Gay Kids

Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo

Is your child coming out? Here are some do's and dont's.

PHOTOS: Chris Rijksen Explores Gender as a Performance
September 09 2014 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Exploring Gender as Performance

Mitch Kellaway

Dutch transmasculine photographer Chris Rijksen uses his body and clothing to explore the 'multitudes' of gender identity.

Lily Tomlin to Become First Out Lesbian Recipient of Kennedy Center Honors
September 09 2014 4:30 AM ET

Lily Tomlin Named First Lesbian to Win Huge Honor

Trudy Ring

Tomlin will be honored for her lifetime contribution to the performing arts.

Jane Lynch to Host Concert for Global Equality
September 08 2014 3:44 PM ET

Jane Lynch to Host Concert for Global Equality

Brandon Voss

The Emmy-winning Glee star will join headliners Sting and Patti LuPone at Uprising of Love, a benefit featuring Laverne Cox, Billy Porter, and Chely Wright.

Michael C. Hall Will Be Broadway's Next Hedwig
September 08 2014 2:45 PM ET

Michael C. Hall Will Be Broadway's Next Hedwig

Brandon Voss

The Dexter and Six Feet Under star is following in the stiletto steps of Andrew Rannells and Neil Patrick Harris.

'Teen Wolf' Cast Weighs In on LGBT Inclusion
September 08 2014 5:00 AM ET

Teen Wolf Cast Weighs In on LGBT Inclusion

Jase Peeples

Teen Wolf cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden, and more weigh in on the LGBT characters who run with the wolf pack.

J.K. Rowling Has Some Advice for Antigay Harry Potter Fan
September 07 2014 3:12 PM ET

J.K. Rowling's Advice to Antigay Harry Potter Fan

Sunnivie Brydum

The Scottish author fired off a snarky response when a former Harry Potter fan tweeted his upset with the seven-year-old news that master wizard Albus Dumbledore is gay.

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