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.

The accomplished pioneer loses a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

July 23 2012 5:58 PM

Chris Colfer and Darren Criss are tired of exchanging on-screen "I love yous" and look forward to more dramatic material for their Glee characters, Kurt and Blaine, according to E! Online's Marc Malkin.

July 23 2012 5:00 PM

A gay rights activist has been barred from emailing San Antonio city officials after he inundated them with everything from development complaints to suggestions for sensitivity training to movie recommendations.

Gene Elder doesn't own a computer, instead sending missives through his neighbor's computer or computers at churches or universities. His messages have been so voluminous, city leaders said they needed to take action by barring him from sending any to an address ending with

July 23 2012 4:54 PM

The video for the Pet Shop Boys' anthemic new single "Winner" continues the song's message of perseverance and features an appearance by Dirty Diana, a transgender member of the London Rollergirls.

The website for the British all-female league describes the team as striving "for a diverse league, truly representative of the Greater London community and welcomes people from all backgrounds to participate regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or nationality."

July 23 2012 2:35 PM

Police say "possible gunfire" is to blame for a shattered window at a downtown gay bar.

July 23 2012 1:50 PM

After Chick-fil-A's CEO confirmed his opposition to gay rights earlier this month, the repercussions keep coming — the latest is an announcement from the Jim Henson Company that they will no longer provide toys for the chicken chain's meals.

The Jim Henson Co., which controls the popular Muppets characters, is severing ties with Chick-fil-A, specifically for Cathy's comments. The company previously provided “Jim Henson Creature Puppets” for Chick-Fil-A kids’ meals.

July 23 2012 11:59 AM

Study results released today by the HIV Prevention Trials Network show disturbing rates of new infections, particularly among young black gay men.

July 23 2012 11:00 AM

At first, the star of BearCity wasn’t so sure he fit the picture of what it means to be a bear (and not just any bear, the one everyone lusts after). But he’s since embraced the real meaning.

July 23 2012 6:00 AM