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.

Jamaican reggae artist Beenie Man has released a video in which he tries to distance himself from virulently antigay lyrics that appeared in some of his earlier songs, saying his opinion of LGBT has evolved. 


May 19 2012 11:40 AM

Gaysayer reads LGBT-related tweets, picks the most hilarious, and then sends them your way.

May 18 2012 7:07 PM

The top 10 entertainment highlights on our gaydar this week: Dustin Lance Black tells a personal story, Joan Crawford is back in the saddle, Beth Ditto makes some noise, and more.

May 18 2012 4:35 PM

Boys cannot wear skirts, according to one Maryland high school that reportedly suspended a student for doing just that.

NBC4 News in Washington, D.C. reports that Calvert High School punished Warren Evans, who is bisexual, after he showed up wearing high heels, a mini skirt and a long black wig.

"I feel annoyed that they would go out of their way to make it a problem," Evans told the station, "just for me wearing a skirt."

May 18 2012 3:29 PM

Carly Rae Jepsen, whose video for her infectious single "Call Me Maybe" ends with the singer losing the boy of her dreams to another guy, says she's always been at ease with gay people, during an interview with Time magazine.

May 18 2012 2:21 PM

Despite not having any out LGBT characters in the film, the sentiment Hysteria makes it feel like it belongs in squarely the lesbian cinema cannon.

May 18 2012 12:24 PM Updated

Pop superstar Adam Lambert returned to the stage of Fox's American Idol to perform his new single "Never Close Our Eyes" last night.

The 30-year-old singer-songwriter rose to prominence while appearing on the eighth season of the music competition program, during which he was ultimately voted runner up. Lambert's acclaimed latest album, Trespassing, is now available.

Watch him perform "Never Close Our Eyes" below.

May 18 2012 11:10 AM