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.

Leave it to Casual Mafia to offer a new take on the Chick-fil-A controversy. In the group's latest video sketch, "The Last Gay Customer of Chick-fil-A," gay comedian Justin Martindale and his friend, straight comedian Josh Macuga, take a stab at Chik-Fil-A's stance on  marriage equality. Yes, there's some nudity involved.


August 08 2012 2:08 PM

Gossip's new video for "Move in the Right Direction" is an '80s-inspired romp.

The group, fronted by lesbian singer Beth Ditto, recently debuted the video, which already has over 1.3 million views. "Move in the Right Direction" is the second single off Gossip's new album, A Joyful Noise.

August 08 2012 2:00 PM

HGTV’s hit series House Hunters International is going inside the story of Devin and Ivan, a gay binational couple who previously lived in Washington, D.C., but have been forced abroad because of DOMA’s impact on LGBT couples.

August 08 2012 11:24 AM

A shockingly cruel letter sent from a father to his just-out gay son has gone viral, beginning with a Facebook post from LGBT ally wrestler Hudson Taylor. It has now spread to numerous LGBT sites including HuffPo's Gay Voices, Towleroad, Pink News, The New Civil Rights Movement, Truth Wins Out. It is, as Truth Wins Out's John M. Becker says, "a stark reminder of why the fight for LGBT equality and against religious extremism is so critical." 

August 08 2012 11:02 AM

Hunky British actor Sean Bean (from Game Of Thrones and  Lord Of The Rings fame) has donned drag for his newest role, as a Tracie in the the BBC's upcoming series Accused.

It's not clear if Bean's character is a transgender woman or a mere crossdresser, but we do know that Bean plays English teacher named Simon who also has a femme alterego named Tracie.

August 08 2012 10:49 AM

Gary Cooper’s daughter says her father was well aware of his gay costars and loved working with them.

August 08 2012 8:00 AM