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.
(Growing) Pains in the Brain
September 21 2009 8:10 PM ET

Michelle Garcia

The second volume of Liz Baillie’s angst-ridden teen comic is full of all those typical gay punk teenage problems.

Excerpt: The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
September 21 2009 3:00 PM ET

Advocate Contributors

Bestselling author J. Randy Taraborrelli has written the definitive biography of the most enduring icon in popular American culture.

Seat Filler
September 21 2009 1:15 PM ET

Seat Filler: NYC Theater Guide for September 2009

Brandon Voss

The Advocate’s queen on the New York theater scene alien-probes the 13th annual Fringe Festival to find America’s top bottoms, naughtiest neighbors, and gayest presidents ever.

Did Madonna Tell Michael to Beat It?
September 19 2009 2:06 PM ET

Did Madonna Tell Michael to Beat It? Editors

At last weekend’s MTV Video Music Awards, Madonna opened the ceremony with a tribute to the late entertainer Michael Jackson in which she drew parallels between their lives and shared details of a date the two went on in 1991.

Masculine Feminine
September 18 2009 2:50 PM ET

Masculine Feminine

Dave White

When you’re a guy watching daytime TV, you’re going to learn a lot about stuff you never wondered about at all.

Soapside: Best and Worst of Otalia
September 17 2009 6:35 PM ET

Michael Fairman

The best and worst of Otalia -- Guiding Light ends and Chappell speaks. ATWT’s Herring on Lucy Coe and Nuke; replacing Y&R's Shemar Moore; and the Bitches speak.

So You Like Same-Sex Dance?
September 17 2009 5:00 PM ET

So You Like Same-Sex Dance?

Ross von Metzke

So You Think You Can Dance judge Nigel Lythgoe was no fan of "Brokeback ballroom" earlier this year. But Willem de Vries and his dance partner managed to change Lythgoe's tune -- and advance to Vegas in the process.

Photo Exclusive: Men in Motion
September 17 2009 3:55 PM ET

Photo Exclusive: Men in Motion Editors

Acclaimed photographer François Rousseau explores the innate eroticism of dancers, their mental focus, and their muscular bodies in his book Men in Motion: The Art and Passion of the Male Dancer. Here’s an exclusive first look.

Levi Kreis Finds Where He Belongs
September 17 2009 12:00 PM ET

Levi Kreis Finds Where He Belongs

Duane Wells

He's gone with God, successfully refused to be "repaired" by the Christian community, and now, after two albums of therapy, singer-songwriter Levi Kreis has finally found where he belongs.

Dance, Lythgoe Advance Same-sex Couple
September 17 2009 9:00 AM ET

Dance, Lythgoe Advance Same-sex Couple Editors

 There was a time when So You Think You Can Dance judge and producer Nigel Lythgoe thought a same-sex ballroom couple would probably “alienate a lot of our audience.” But Lythgoe seems to have changed his position.

Twin Town
September 16 2009 3:10 PM ET

Lawrence Ferber

Director Pascal-Alex Vincent follows handsome twins across the French countryside as they explore their sexuality in the thriller Give Me Your Hand.

Weinstein Acquires A Single Man
September 16 2009 11:15 AM ET

Weinstein Acquires A Single Man

Julie Bolcer

The first major acquisition of the Toronto International Film Festival is the gay-themed A Single Man, the directorial debut of Tom Ford.

Divine Inspiration
September 16 2009 7:00 AM ET

Fred M. Caruso: Divine Inspiration

Brandon Voss

When it came to casting his religion-themed film The Big Gay Musical, Fred M. Caruso handed down two top commandments: "Thou shalt be hot" and "Thou shalt be out."