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.

An Ohio man is calling for the removal of the buckeye tree as his state's symbol because the tree bears flowers with both male and female organs. With any luck, the letter was a sarcastic joke.

A reader wrote to the Findlay Courier that the Ohio buckeye, also known as the Aesculus glabra, is "shameful and unacceptable" and that a bisexual tree should not represent the state of Ohio.

June 18 2012 2:44 PM

A University of Texas professor is standing by his recently published study questioning the abilities of gay and lesbian couples as parents.

June 18 2012 2:14 PM

True Blood show runner Alan Ball reveals he found inspiration for season 5 of the HBO supernatural hit while watching Michelle Bachmann and Rick Santorum during the Republican primaries, in an interview with The Wrap.

June 18 2012 1:16 PM

This week Mr. Manners tackles the very delicate challenge of how to lose someone at a bar or club – politely, of course.

June 18 2012 11:49 AM
June 17 2012 6:03 PM

The Rock of Ages director talks about guiding Tom Cruise through his first film musical and the LGBT presence in the ‘80s rock scene.

June 17 2012 2:54 PM

Josh Weed, who recently wrote about being a gay man happily married to a woman, is a counselor offering help for 'unwanted sexual attractions.'

June 17 2012 2:11 PM