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.

From the much lauded Safe2Pee project comes what's thought to be the first iPhone app that helps users find gender neutral bathrooms in any neighborhood.TranSquat is a gender neutral bathroom finder for iPhone users that locates bathrooms that are gender free relative to the users current location. It uses the phone's current GPS location to search, add and share nearby safe locations with other users.

August 04 2012 12:54 PM

 Joseline Hernandez, star of Vh1's Love and Hip Hop Atlanta came out as bisexual this week, after being asked by a fan how she feels about gay people.She replied on Twitter, "I am bisexual!" in Spanish.

August 04 2012 12:36 PM

It's an election year so everyone is clamoring for the LGBT vote (well, everyone except Mitt Romney). But a less-serious but no less important vote is going on as well: the fan vote for the final contestant on Dancing With The Stars All-Stars. 

August 04 2012 11:49 AM

HGTV is one of the gay-friendliest networks around. More proof is the debut of their newest series, Shop This Room, starring the former winner of Design Star, Danielle Colding. The former Design Star has two right hand men who just happen to be out and proud gay men: her design assistant Barry Vargas and carpenter Justin Huxol. We caught up with the two to talk about tonight's premier (at 8 p.m. on HGTV), doing makeover shows, and being out on primetime TV.

How did you come to Shop this Room?

August 03 2012 7:35 PM

She happens to play the aunt of gay character Will Horton.

August 03 2012 7:33 PM

Lesbian authors Sally Bellerose and Leslea Newman talk about moms, kids, and spending 18 years on one novel.

August 03 2012 7:07 PM

Stewart makes the most of double entendres in a hilarious commentary on the day of right-wing support for Chick-fil-A.

August 03 2012 6:58 PM

The top 10 entertainment highlights on our gaydar this week: Cyndi Lauper previews Kinky Boots, Perez releases an album, Romy and Michele reinvent Post-its, and more.

August 03 2012 2:55 PM