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.

Former Saturday Night Live comedian and current wingnut Victoria Jackson devoted the most recent episode of her Web show to attacking gay people once again.

July 03 2012 1:47 PM

After praising antigay preacher Joel Osteen, Cher defended herself and her gay fans.

"I love Joel Osteen, hes example of Christian!," Cher tweeted yesterday. "He makes Every1 feel welcome 2 his church no matter who they R!1st book like this I ever bought." In a seperate tweet, she writes, "I know this Sounds CRAZY Coming From ME,But he'Cool,UpBeat,wants u 2 have Fun,He'sFunny & Not Preachy! don't care if ppl think I'm UnCool!"

July 03 2012 12:29 PM

"No one blossoms alone" is the tag line of Lifetime's redo of the tearjerker about the power of female friendships, Steel Magnolias, headlined by Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, and Alfre Woodard.

July 03 2012 11:20 AM

In this week’s two-fer, Mr. Manners deals with a homophobic restaurant confrontation and answers a tricky etiquette question: Can you refer to a lesbian couple as Mrs. and Mrs.? You’ll be surprised.

July 03 2012 5:00 AM

It's the story of us. Author Linda Hirshman talks about her book, VICTORY: The Triumphant Gay Revolution, and what we can learn from history.

July 03 2012 4:00 AM

Entertainer John Carroll offers a scintillating firsthand account of taking it off to play Prince Charming for the latest Broadway Bares fund-raiser.

July 02 2012 6:02 PM