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 extensive survey of 10,000 kids finds that LGBT youth are much less happy than their straight classmates.

Some 67% of straight kids described themselves as happy, but only 37% of LGBT kids could say the same, found the report from the Human Rights Campaign. They do seem to believe that "It Gets Better," as the viral video campaign targeting them has promised. The survey found that 83% of LGBT youth believe they will one day be happy.

June 07 2012 12:59 PM

The Boy Scouts confirmed today that it is considering a change of policy that lets gay scouts and leaders serve openly in local chapters.

June 06 2012 6:02 PM

One of the daughters of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer says she wanted to lend her name to the list of marriage equality supporters by publicly announcing that she is a lesbian.

June 06 2012 5:07 PM

Donald Trump threatens to sue Miss Pennsylvania, who claims the Miss Universe competition is rigged.

June 06 2012 4:13 PM

A lesbian in Maryland and a gay man in California are both fighting for their jobs in the education and child care field after being terminated, seemingly only for their sexual orientations.

June 06 2012 3:38 PM

Andy Macasil's and Kellan Shanahan's art and sculpture explores identity and self expression at the Advocate Gallery in Los Angeles.

June 06 2012 3:19 PM