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.

The Letter Q is the most recent book addressing the issue of teen suicide and sheds the formalities of speaking to a broad audience you’ve never met. It is instead an anthology of letters from LGBT writers to their younger selves.

May 02 2012 8:30 AM

First-time novelist Jeffrey Sharlach speaks with DNC treasurer and acclaimed author Andrew Tobias on coming out in the 1970s as nice Jewish boys and what opportunities young people have now when it comes to connecting with LGBT family. 

3:35 PM

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

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