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.
The Night Being an African Lesbian Mother Became a Crime
July 23 2014 6:01 AM ET

This African Mother Is a Lesbian and a 'Criminal'

Ruth Marimo

By daring to speak and live her truth as a lesbian, Zimbabwean immigrant and mother of two Ruth Marimo knew she was endangering her life.

Armond White: The Long Day Closes Is The Greatest Gay Film Ever Made
July 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

Armond White Picks The Greatest Gay Film Ever Made

Armond White

Filmmaker Terence Davies’ longing and sublime look back at his youth, now on Criterion.

PHOTOS: Charlie's Gay Angel
July 23 2014 4:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Charlie's Gay Angel

Christopher Harrity

It may come as no surprise that a gay photographer was among those who helped shape the glamorous image of Charlie's Angels. Read all about it in his book.

Panic! at the Disco Counters Westboro Baptist Church Picket With Donation
July 22 2014 2:20 PM ET

Panic! at the Disco Counters Westboro Baptist Church Picket With Donation

Jase Peeples

When members of the Westboro Baptist Church showed up to picket a recent Panic! at the Disco concert, the rock band countered the protesters' hatred by pledging to donate $1,000 to the Human Rights Campaign.

July 22 2014 1:34 PM ET

John Benjamin Hickey Stars as the Father of the Atom Bomb

In Manhattan, the out actor plays Frank Winter, a physics professor who helped create the atomic bomb

July 22 2014 1:29 PM ET

Fire Island Dance Festival 20th Anniversary

Marcelo Gomes, Sara Mearns, Ailey II, MOMIX, and more were featured at the annual event

July 22 2014 11:23 AM ET

Nathan Parsons Thinks True Blood's Gay Romance Is Important

The actor opens up about playing gay on the show

WATCH: Do Kids Movies Push The 'Gay Agenda'?
July 22 2014 8:00 AM ET

WATCH: Do Kids Movies Push The 'Gay Agenda'?

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Do kids’ movies like Frozen and The Boxtrolls push the “gay agenda?” I certainly hope so.

July 21 2014 4:18 PM ET

Will NPH Join the AHS: Freak Show Cast?

Ryan Murphy says he has a perfect part for Neil Patrick Harris in the next installment.

July 21 2014 3:34 PM ET

Why Do We Love Our Dogs?

Benoit Denizet-Lewis on traveling with his dog Casey, the bisexual controversy, and why James Franco is making a film about his ex-gay friend

Outfest Honors Greg Louganis Doc, Gaby Hoffmann at 2014 Awards
July 21 2014 2:48 PM ET

Outfest Honors Greg Louganis Doc, Gaby Hoffmann

Stacy Lambe

The Grand Jury and audiences recognized the best selections of this year's film festival.

July 21 2014 2:25 PM ET

New Doc Illuminates the Treatment of LGBT People in Iran

Golf Alpha Yankee seeks to expose the untold stories of gay Iranians