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.

Lipton's sweetness disguises a dark vision of modern life and her executions are heroic.

April 14 2012 2:00 AM


10. TV: Veronica Mars
The teen private eye-feminist heroine indelibly portrayed by equality advocate Kristin Bell returns for a kick-ass marathon of the cult hit series, which marks its first television airing since the 2007 series finale. Watch on SOAPnet beginning Sunday.


9. THEATER: Mormon Boy Trilogy
Playwright-performer Steven Fales brings his three autobiographical solo plays that reconcile being gay with his Mormon faith (Confessions of a Mormon Boy, Missionary Position, and the brand-new Prodigal Dad) together for the first time in repertory, for a six-week pre-Broadway tryout. April 19-May 26 at Hollywood's Hudson Guild Theatre. For more information go to

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8. TV: Don’t Trust The B---- In Apartment 23
James Van Der Beek's awesomely committed performance as James Van Der Beek—a single, horndog version of himself, anyway— is just one reason to tune in to this hilarious roommate-from-hell sitcom from out show-runner Nahnatchka Khan. Krysten Ritter's inspired turn as Chloe, a party girl-con woman with an unerring
ability to make life hell for naive new roommate June (Dreama Walker), is another. Wednesdays on ABC.

April 13 2012 4:40 PM

The nominees for the 16th annual Webby awards were announced today and a web video from In The Life about homelessness among LGBT youth made the list.

"A Day in Our Shoes" tells one story representative of the estimated 1,500 homeless LGBT youth in New York City. The government funds just 200 beds to keep them off the streets.

April 13 2012 4:26 PM

Every week, The Advocate's Jami Smith brings you the top 10 tweets from LGBT comedians and their straight allies. Join the more than 5,200 people who already follow @gaysayer on Twitter for your daily dose of LOLs. (And if you're already following us, it couldn't hurt to tweet a mention to your followers.)And now a post from your host:

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April 13 2012 3:30 PM

When the remake of The Munsters arrives on television, viewers will quickly notice the differences, starting with a new title,  Mockingbird Lane.

April 13 2012 2:22 PM

Liza Minnelli and a star-studded audience of Old Hollywood favorites helped launch the third annual TCM Classic Film Festival with a newly restored 40th anniversary screening of Cabaret.

April 13 2012 1:50 PM

"I am a CCOKC," say a number of former child actors, who have come out as members of the group Child Celebrities Opposing Kirk Cameron, in a new Funny or Die video.

The actors all take turns taking aim at Cameron's controversial comments last month that he considers homosexuality to be unnatural. "Together we're pledging to raise awareness about a serious threat to our civil rights," says Brice Beckham of Mr. Belvedere. "Kirk Cameron's stupid opinions," chimes in Keith Coogan, who appeared in the 1987 comedy Adventures in Babysitting.

April 13 2012 10:34 AM

It's not how you remember it.

April 13 2012 10:00 AM

Critics of the "It Gets Better" message say action is needed behind those words, and the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles has an idea on how.

April 12 2012 7:02 PM

 Ricky Martin performs "High Flying Adored," one the songs his Evita character Che uses to mock Argentinean first lady Eva Peron, during an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America.

Martin performs the number from his acclaimed Broadway revival of the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical alongside cast members Elena Roger as Eva, and Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón earlier today live from Times Square. An announcement was made today that the 2012 Broadway Cast Recording of the show will be released June 19.

April 12 2012 6:47 PM