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.
Stephen Sondheim Is Working on a New Musical
October 14 2014 12:05 PM ET

Stephen Sondheim Is Working on a New Musical

Brandon Voss

The celebrated composer confirmed that the project, a collaboration with playwright David Ives, is based on two surrealist films by late Spanish director Luis Buñuel.

PHOTOS: Trans Artist Stars in a Time Capsule of NYC's Underground Art World
October 14 2014 5:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Trans Artist Stars in a Time Capsule of NYC's Underground

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Page Potter Reynolds' provocative performances helped her become a cult figure in the downtown nightlife scene.

Classical Nudes and the Making of Queer History
October 14 2014 3:00 AM ET

Classical Nudes and the Making of Queer History

Christopher Harrity

We have been here forever.

'Transparent' Seeks Trans Female Writer for Second Season
October 13 2014 2:31 PM ET

What Will Transparent Do Differently in Season 2?

Mitch Kellaway

'It's absolutely necessary,' to hire a trans woman writer for Transparent's second season, says creator Jill Soloway, after fielding criticism for casting a male actor in the show's lead role.

'The Flash' Casts Out Bi Actor to Play Gay DC Comics Villain
October 13 2014 1:50 PM ET

The Flash Casts Bi Actor to Play Gay DC Comics Villain

Jase Peeples

The superhero series has announced the actor who will fill the boots of DC Comics’ first gay villain and go toe-to-toe with the fastest man alive.

Andrew Rannells Ends Run in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
October 13 2014 12:25 PM ET

Andrew Rannells Ends Run in Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Brandon Voss

The out Girls star bid farewell to Broadway with a bittersweet backstage photo.

6 Celebs Who Have Performed Marriages for Same-Sex Couples
October 13 2014 5:03 AM ET

6 Celebs Who've Married Same-Sex Couples

Matt Baume

Joan Rivers, Lady Gaga, and Benedict Cumberbatch have all made queer couples' weddings complete.

Queer Comics: Josh Trujillo's Love Machines
October 12 2014 5:51 PM ET

Queer Comics: Josh Trujillo's Love Machines

Matt Baume

Love and technology intersect in a curious comic anthology featuring robots, bikes, and some excited appliances.

Jim Parsons to Play Bad Actor in Benefit Reading
October 12 2014 6:00 AM ET

Jim Parsons to Play Bad Actor in Benefit Reading

Brandon Voss

The out Big Bang Theory star will headline Roundabout Theatre Company's one-night presentation of the 1922 comedy Merton of the Movies.

Top 10 LGBT Solo Shows That Changed My Life
October 12 2014 4:00 AM ET

Top 10 LGBT Solo Shows That Changed My Life

Ben Rimalower

Out playwright-performer Ben Rimalower, currently going solo in Bad With Money, counts down his favorite singular sensations of the stage.

Artist Spotlight: Paul Jasmin
October 11 2014 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Paul Jasmin

Christopher Harrity

The beauty of master photographer Paul Jasmin's work is the seeming effortlessness of his serene but sexy images.

Marc Shaiman to Host Late-Night Variety Show
October 10 2014 2:12 PM ET

Marc Shaiman to Host Late-Night Variety Show

Brandon Voss

The Tony-winning Hairspray composer will entertain with the help of his famous friends.

October 10 2014 11:50 AM ET

South Park Tackles Trans Kids, Bathroom Rights & Lorde

Erica Cartman and Stan the 'Cissy' play with gender in new episode of the comedy series

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