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.

Pop singer Mika has released a video for "Make You Happy," a song that will be included on his forthcoming album titled The Origin of Love.

"This is not a single but a song I really love and wanted to share with you," he says he says in a note posted with the video, which was directed by Iouri Philippe Paillé in Montreal. "I commissioned a short film which I felt perfectly captured the sentiment of the track. I can't wait for you to hear the first single and the rest of the album very, very soon," he says.

June 11 2012 4:39 PM

It's hardly surprising that Lady Gaga adheres to the age-old "the show must go on" adage, but after suffering a concussion during a mishap with a pole during a concert the entertainer returned to the stage to perform another 16 songs. 

While she was performing the song "Judas" during her Born This Way Ball Sunday in Auckland, New Zealand, a heavy pole being moved by a dancer struck Gaga on the head. After a short break Gaga returned to the stage to finish the concert.

June 11 2012 3:06 PM

What to do when your kid has two moms -– and no dad -– and the teacher decides everyone will be making Father’s Day cards? Mr. Manners comes to the rescue.

June 11 2012 12:28 PM


Pop star Ke$ha, also an ordained minister, performed a commitment ceremony for her close friends Monique Morrison and Gretchen Helt in Malibu, Calif., last Wednesday.

June 11 2012 12:12 PM

Audra McDonald, Judith Light, and Mike Nichols win big.

June 11 2012 11:50 AM


Carrie Underwood, considered by many to by the country's most popular country singer, says she attends a gay-friendly church and supports marriage equality in an interview with U.K. paper The Independent.

June 11 2012 11:42 AM

The top 10 entertainment highlights on our gaydar this week: Chris Meloni joins True Blood, Larry Kramer’s scorching AIDS play goes on tour, Belinda Carlisle and Lil’ Kim help celebrate L.A. Pride, and more.

June 08 2012 5:53 PM