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.

After Brad Pitt's mother wrote a disparaging letter to the editor that slammed President Obama for supporting same-sex marriage and a woman's right to choose, Pitt's brother discussed the rant.

Doug Pitt was on Today discussing his new commercial for Virgin Mobile. At the end of Pitt's interview with Matt Lauer, Pitt was asked his take on the controversial letter.

July 09 2012 2:36 PM

The Ali Forney Center will receive $3.3 million from New York City to renovate a new homeless LGBT youth housing facility.

July 09 2012 2:11 PM
July 09 2012 11:36 AM

The actress subverts gender again in her newest role as a transgender woman who just happens to be an assassin.

July 09 2012 11:30 AM Updated

Russian police have arrested a total of eight people who were attempting to hold gay rights rallies in St. Petersburg, reports San Francisco Chronicle

July 08 2012 9:44 PM

Academy Award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine, once married to gay icon Ethel Merman and who gained notoriety in recent years for refusing to watch Brokeback Mountain, has died at age 95, reports The Associated Press.

The beefy screen star's longtime spokesman, Harry Flynn, tells AP that Borgnine died of renal failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with his wife and children at his side. 

July 08 2012 6:12 PM


Tonight watch for outspoken comic Joan Rivers to make the first of two guest appearances as a psychiatrist on Lifetime's hit Drop Dead Diva.

July 08 2012 3:53 PM