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.

In private videos he’s sharing, BearCity and BearCity 2: The Proposal star Gerald McCullouch invites you to a table reading for the movie back when it was still being conceived. And he takes you behind the scenes on the first day the cast came together during the first film.

July 25 2012 5:00 AM

Veteran actor Chad Everett, perhaps best known for starring in the 1970s drama Medical Center, has died of lung cancer at age 75, reports Los Angeles Times.

July 25 2012 12:10 AM

Hot young actors Kellan Lutz and Camilla Belle will costar in a film as secret lovers in a world in which homosexuality is considered the norm. 

July 24 2012 8:10 PM

With her death Monday, Sally Ride's obituary posted on her organization's website included mention of her partner for the last 27 years, Tam O'Shaughnessy. But is it accurate to call Ride a lesbian? Or bisexual?

To some, the distinction is needed for history books. But to Ride the words weren't as important, according to her sister Bear Ride.

July 24 2012 6:16 PM

Actor Sherman Hemsley, who portrayed bigoted George on the long-running sitcom The Jeffersons, has died at age 74, reports People.

Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas, and there are no known survivors. The actor first gained public notice with a guest appearance as Jefferson on Norman Lear's hit All in the Family. Reaction was so strong that Lear developed a spin-off around the character, which would premiere to huge ratings in 1975.

July 24 2012 5:44 PM

Bristol Palin says her son, Tripp, did not use a gay slur in a moment taped for her reality show, and the showrunner corroborates this.

July 24 2012 2:22 PM

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart uses his "Gaywatch" segment to shine a light on the institutions that are digging in their heels on LGBT rights — namely the Boy Scouts and Chick-fil-A.

July 24 2012 1:56 PM