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.
Love Overshadows Westboro Baptist Church's Plan to Protest Robin Williams Funeral
August 16 2014 4:39 PM ET

Love Overshadows Westboro's Plan to Picket Robin Williams Funeral

Jase Peeples

When the organization Planting Peace learned the hateful Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to picket the funeral of Robin Williams, the put a plan of their own into action.

Ariana Grande Says Recording Song About Gay Affair Was 'Very Fun'
August 16 2014 3:35 PM ET

Ariana Grande Says Recording Song About Gay Affair Was 'Very Fun'

Jase Peeples

Ariana Grande's upcoming track 'Break Your Heart Right Back' is about a guy who leaves his girlfriend for another guy – a concept Grande says she found 'very fun' while recording.

Seat Filler: Our Guide to New York Theater for August 2014
August 16 2014 2:30 PM ET

5 Must-See Shows: What's Hot Off-Broadway

Brandon Voss

Planning to see theater in NYC? Check out these five sexy and star-studded new shows.

WATCH: Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees on Growing Up Gay and Mormon
August 16 2014 2:26 PM ET

WATCH: Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees on Growing Up Gay and Mormon

Jase Peeples

Out Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn opens up about being a gay person of faith in a new documentary about LGBT Mormons.

Artist Spotlight: Kent Monkman
August 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Kent Monkman

Christopher Harrity

Monkman uses painting, sculpture, video, and awesome drag to settle a few scores. His work is hilarious and chilling all at once.

Hot Sheet: August 15, 2014
August 15 2014 7:11 PM ET

Hot Sheet: They Are Risen

Advocate.com Editors

Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include the Fire Island party Ascension, Sinéad 'Bossy' O'Connor, Wonder Woman, and George Takei.

August 15 2014 4:38 PM ET

Casting Net: Charlie Carver to Play Franco's Ex-Lover

Michael, the biopic about ex-gay activist Michael Glazte, based on The New York Times Magazine article “My Ex-Gay Friend” by Benoit Denizet-Lewis, has added the Teen Wolf

August 15 2014 1:42 PM ET

Is The Walking Dead’s Daryl Dixon Gay?

The series creator teases the possibility

August 15 2014 11:37 AM ET

Mexico’s Great Gay Film Master Returns With I Am Happiness on Earth

Julián Hernández new film is more autobiographical than his previous

August 14 2014 5:04 PM ET

Tyler Glenn Launches Kickstarter for Doc about LGBT Mormons

The lead singer of Neon Trees shares his story about being both gay and Mormon

Sting and Patti LuPone to Headline Concert for Global Equality
August 14 2014 4:53 PM ET

Sting and Patti LuPone to Headline Concert for Global Equality

Brandon Voss

The Grammy winners will perform at Uprising of Love, a benefit that includes a script by Dustin Lance Black.

August 14 2014 3:01 PM ET

Ariana Grande Pens Song About Ex-Boyfriend’s Gay Affair

The is “99.9 % positive” her ex cheated on her with another man

WATCH: Andrew Rannells Talks 'Hedwig' With Jimmy Fallon
August 14 2014 12:44 PM ET

WATCH: Andrew Rannells Talks Hedwig With Jimmy Fallon

Brandon Voss

The Girls star chats about his return to Broadway as a glittery East German rocker.

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