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.
Book Excerpt: Richard Blanco's First 'San Giving'

My First 'San Giving'

The first out inaugural poet shares a childhood memory of a Thanksgiving Day with a Cuban twist in his new memoir, The Prince of Los Cocuyos.

Prime Time 25: LGBT Seniors Making a Difference

Prime Time 25: LGBT Seniors Making a Difference

These 25 LGBT achievers over 65 are proving that a person can change the world at any age.

20 Great Gifts for the Aurally Fixated

20 Great Gifts for the Aurally Fixated

From British cozies to gay macho erotica, there's something for everyone in this list of terrific audio books.

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's 'Stone Butch Blues'

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's Stone Butch Blues

Memoirist Daisy Hernández, in tribute to the late author and activist Leslie Feinberg, recalls the words and places that Feinberg's classic novel evokes for her.

Spirit Awards Gives 'Love Is Strange' Four Nods, Including Best Picture

Love Is Strange Nabs Four Spirit Award Nods

The critically acclaimed film about older gay men in New York was one of the standouts in this year's Spirit Award nominations.

Hunger Games Producer: 'To Be Closeted In Hollywood Is Tantamount to Being a Wimp'

Nina Jacobson, the producer of Mockingjay, discusses being an out woman in Hollywood, being fired while her wife was in labor, and why female heroes matter

5 James Baldwin Quotes That Foreshadowed Ferguson

5 James Baldwin Quotes Foreshadowing Ferguson 

Several pundits and publications have referenced the gay and black writer, whose words remain relevant in describing race issues in America.

PHOTOS: Explore 'Genderqueer' and Other Genders Beyond the Binary
November 26 2014 1:15 AM ET

PHOTOS: Explore Genderqueer, More Beyond the Binary

Dave Naz shows off the gender spectrum in his contemplative new photo book, Gendequeer: And Other Gender Identities.

Is Toad Nintendo's First Agender Character?

Is Toad Nintendo's First Agender Character?

Residents of the Mushroom Kingdom can apparently express a gender without actually having one — but they aren't the only gender-fluid characters among Mario and friends.

PHOTOS: Frankie J. Grande in 'Rock of Ages'

PHOTOS: Frankie J. Grande in Rock of Ages

The Big Brother breakout rocks pastels and acid-wash jeans in the '80s-set Broadway musical.

The Advocate Triumphs at L.A. Press Club Awards

The Advocate Triumphs at L.A. Press Club Awards

LGBT issues and reporters, led by The Advocate's entertainment editor, Jase Peeples, received a lot of love last weekend at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards.

Book of Matt Author Responds to Media Matters' Criticism

Steve Jimenez challenges the watchdog organization to a public debate about the facts in his book about the Matthew Shepard murder case

Op-ed: How Gay Genius Alan Turing Got Me Through Middle School

Op-ed: Where Are the Gay Scientists?

The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka.

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