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.

Should gay people be locked up? When a potential applicant for the New York Police Academy answered yes to that question, he was turned away.

And now the New York Post reports that the Muslim-American who lost that potential job is anonymously suing the NYPD, claiming religious discrimination.

June 12 2012 6:25 PM

Dan Savage offers advice to a Cornell University student who is concerned that the guy he's dating isn't fully comfortable with his sexuality, in an episode of the MTV series Savage U.

In the episode which will air at midnight tonight, Savage takes a stroll around campus with the student, who also reveals he secretly dated another fraternity brother.

Watch a clip from the episode below.

June 12 2012 5:46 PM

The late entertainer wrote a letter to ACT UP that described antigay remarks attributed to her as "unjust and unfair."

June 12 2012 3:37 PM

Pride month is about celebrating acceptance and tolerance… right after a few more digs about Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney. Then, totally back to acceptance and tolerance.

Every week, The Advocate's Jami Smith brings you the top 10 tweets from LGBT comedians and their straight allies. New jokes are posted every day on Twitter. Join the more than 5,600 people who already follow @gaysayer.

And now a post from your host:

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June 12 2012 3:09 PM