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.
August 29 2014 5:14 PM ET

Transparent Creator Jill Soloway's Dad Came Out as Trans to Her

Jeffrey Tambor will be playing a trans woman in Soloway’s upcoming Amazon show

Harry Styles Rocks A Michael Sam Jersey At St. Louis Concert
August 29 2014 11:58 AM ET

One Direction-er Stands With Sam

Annie Hollenbeck

Michael Sam's high-selling jersey made its way to a One Direction concert this week.

Who'd Look Hot as Broadway's Next Hedwig?
August 29 2014 11:50 AM ET

Who'd Look Hot as Broadway's Next Hedwig?

Brandon Voss

From Cheyenne Jackson to Patti LuPone, Playbill imagines famous Hedwig and the Angry Inch replacements through the magic of Photoshop.

Op-ed: This Is What Happens When a Generation Is Raised on LGBT Visibility
August 29 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Happens To a Generation Raised on LGBT Visibility?

Jase Peeples

Welcome to an era when LGBT artists have throngs of fans, and no one bats an eye.

August 28 2014 2:30 PM ET

Joan Rivers in Stable Condition After She Stopped Breathing During Surgery

The 81-year-old comedy legend was rushed to New York’s Mount Sinai hospital after complications during vocal cord surgery.

The Real-Life Parallels to 'Love Is Strange'
August 28 2014 12:20 PM ET

The Real-Life Parallels to Love Is Strange

Trudy Ring

The story of a teacher fired for marrying his same-sex partner is a famliar one around the nation.

Michael Urie Will Bring His 'Buyer & Cellar' Babs to U.K.
August 28 2014 12:06 PM ET

Michael Urie Will Bring His Buyer & Cellar Babs to U.K.

Brandon Voss

The out Ugly Betty alum will reprise his roles as Streisand and the diva's lowliest minion next year at London's Menier Chocolate Factory.

#TBT: Posters of Male Nudes
August 28 2014 11:30 AM ET

When the Male Nude Was a Selling Point

Christopher Harrity

Using naked men to sell your product is not a new idea. Seems there has always been room for a sexy hunk on a display poster.

WATCH: Men Claim Mailman Won't Deliver Because They're Gay
August 27 2014 2:42 PM ET

WATCH: Is Antigay Mailman Refusing to Deliver to This Couple?

Sunnivie Brydum

Even after cleaning up their street, a gay couple in Detroit say their local mailman won't include their home in his regular route.

Laverne Cox, Billy Porter, Chely Wright, and More Join Concert for Global Equality
August 27 2014 1:00 PM ET

Laverne Cox, Billy Porter, Chely Wright Join Global Equality Concert

Brandon Voss

Grammy-winning headliners Sting and Patti LuPone will be in good company at Uprising of Love, a benefit including a script by Dustin Lance Black.

Diversity and the Dark Knight
August 27 2014 7:00 AM ET

Diversity and the Dark Knight

Jase Peeples

Batman may be a straight white rich guy, but many of the key people in his life are anything but.

13 LGBT Roles That Didn't Kill These A-List Actors' Careers
August 27 2014 6:00 AM ET

13 LGBT Roles That Didn't Kill These A-List Actors' Careers Editors

Will playing gay ruin your acting career? Don't tell that old trope to these big Hollywood names.