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.

Actors and a producer in Greece have been charged with blasphemy for staging an American play that depicts Jesus and his apostles as gay. 

November 18 2012 12:26 PM

Howard Wallace, a leader in organizing and uniting members of the LGBT and labor communities, died in hospice care in San Francisco on Thursday. He was 76.

November 17 2012 1:17 PM

Mary E. Rowland was sworn in this week, becoming one of just a few openly LGBT federal judges in the nation.

November 16 2012 4:20 PM

Feast your eyes on the the hedonistic 20th-century adventures of the Beats with the new trailer for On the Road, the film version of Jack Kerouak's novel.

Opening December 21 in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationally, the film is directed by Walter Salles and stars Sam Riley as protagonist Sal Paradise and Garrett Hedlund as his sexually adventuresome friend Dean Moriarty. Paradise is a thinly-veiled version of Kerouak, while Moriarty is a take on legendary beat Neal Cassady.

November 16 2012 4:06 PM

The top 10 entertainment highlights on our gaydar this week: Bare brings LGBT voices to a musical, Rihanna is Unapologetic, plus an alternative to Twilight.

November 16 2012 3:50 PM

Monday nights on CBS has been a launch pad for several gay-friendly hits including The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother, both shows that have out gay actors among the main cast. But, according to The Hollywood Reporter, that didn't work out for Partners, the sitcom created by Will & Grace scribes David Kohan and Max Mutchnick. The network just cancelled the show, its only new comedy for fall.

November 16 2012 1:59 PM