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.

See previous Artist Spotlight subject Laurie Lipton's newest work, opening this Saturday in Los Angeles.

July 12 2012 6:39 PM

Brad Pitt's mom isn't the only Brangelina parent speaking out against same-sex marriage and Barack Obama.

July 12 2012 4:30 PM

The entertainer-turned-producer has a new documentary that salutes the brave teens who are becoming visible leaders for equality in his home state.

July 12 2012 4:20 PM

Frank Ocean's manager has backed off his accusation that Target was refusing to stock the newly out singer's album because of homophobia.

Ocean's manager, Christian Clancy, first announced on Twitter that the department store chain wouldn't carry his album "Channel Orange" when it's released on July 17, then he added, "Interesting since they also donate to non-equal rights organizations."

July 12 2012 2:53 PM

As the curtain raises tonight to celebrate thirty years of Outfest, Executive Director Kirsten Schaffer says the country's leading LGBT film festival is more vital than ever and its impact is "immeasurable."

Since its inception in 1982 the festival has entertained over one million people and shown more than 5,000 films, many of which have obtained distribution and been shown around the world. "The ripple effect of that is immeasurable—the number of lives that it has impacted," Shaffer says.

July 12 2012 1:19 PM