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.

It remains legal in most states to strike LGBT people from juries, though one legislator is working to change that.

May 01 2012 2:56 PM

Here! TV announced a restructuring Monday, along with a slate of new programming.

April 30 2012 4:07 PM

Nat Geo TV will debut a special hour-long feature looking at the lives of three transgender people and their families called American Transgender. Airing Tuesday, May 1, at 8:00 p.m. EST, American Transgender offers an up close and personal peek into the daily lives of three trans people: Eli Strong, Clair Farley, and Jim Howley.

April 30 2012 2:28 PM

To celebrate its 40th anniversary in print, comic strip Funky Winkerbean will include a story arc about a gay couple at Tom Batiuk's fictional Westview High School.

April 28 2012 1:34 PM

The community of Ogden, Utah, is gathering to speak out against LGBT bullying and to hold a candlelight vigil in memory of Jack Reese, a recent LGBT teenage suicide.

April 28 2012 1:05 PM

So you missed the John Stamos gay joke in the recent advertisement for The Office? That's because producers pulled the joke from a recent promo, according to TMZ, because they were afraid of offending Stamos. But Stamos apparently loved it.

April 27 2012 7:05 PM

Tonight's hilariously modern episode of Say Yes to The Dress: Bridesmaids shows wedding consultant Brandon (pictured here) having what he calls a “ backslash impossible” challenge when he’s faced with having to pick out a bridesmaid's dress for a man in rockabilly drag. Watch a sneak peek below.

The episode airs at 9 p.m. Eastern/Pacific on TLC.


April 27 2012 3:25 PM

 True Blood show runner Alan Ball, CNN anchor Don Lemon, and New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn have made this year's list of the most powerful gays in the U.S., compiled by Out magazine.

7:41 PM