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.

Oprah Winfrey has tweeted the first look at Jane Fonda as former first lady Nancy Reagan in The Butler, an upcoming film that spans several decades in the White House.

September 11 2012 1:49 PM

The New Normal, featuring a gay couple and their journey to have a baby, premieres this week on NBC. The show has become a target for antigay activist group One Million Moms, which claims the depiction of same-sex parents was something unprescedented on television, and symbolized "the decay of morals and values," the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation reports.

September 11 2012 12:20 PM

Since 2009 the word “bisexual,” to Google, was only meant to find pornography. That caused the search giant to throw the word on a list of other banned terms, which were all deprioritized by the Google search algorithm, leading to a drop in search rankings for all bisexual organizations and community resources.

At the urging of bisexual advocacy organization BiNet USA, Google unblocked the term “bisexual,” and phrases such as “bisexual quotes,” “bisexual rights,” and “bisexual parenting” are now automatically suggested to Google users as of this month.

September 11 2012 12:01 PM

The solitary life of introspective poet Emily Dickinson will be brought to the screen starring Cynthia Nixon and directed by Terence Davies.

September 11 2012 11:46 AM

Snow White and the Huntsman is the latest in a series of fairy tales on the big screen that has something gay about it (in a six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon way).

September 10 2012 6:08 PM

Pet Shop Boys have released their new album Elysium, a gorgeous collection of a dozen songs which display a warm, deep electronic sound.

September 10 2012 5:44 PM

Released Monday morning to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention takes a look at the prevalence of suicide among LGBT people in the first revision since the document was published 11 years ago.

September 10 2012 4:39 PM