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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.

She was the first out lesbian in People magazine, an originator of the women's music movement, and a costar in several big-name TV series (like Mod Squad) and films (such as Dogfight, alongside River Phoenix). We talk with Holly Near about her huge new album and a life of devotion to LGBT rights.

May 13 2013 6:00 AM

So many books, so little time. But these little LGBT-penned miracles — which run the gamut from crime and mystery to coming out, religion, politics, sex, the Mafia, and identity — belong on summer reading lists.

May 13 2013 5:00 AM

Many shows with LGBT characters will not be returning next season, but at least 40 new shows are on the horizon.

May 12 2013 1:24 PM

Scoutmasters and former members say they will pull their families out of the BSA if the organization allows gay members.

May 11 2013 2:39 PM

Cowboys, pirates, ripped shirts, and bondage. It's a small wonder that Baumhofer's illustrations for pulp magazines ignited the fantasies of a generation of gay men.

May 11 2013 4:00 AM

That means several gay characters off TV, but USA may give Happy Endings another shot.

May 10 2013 9:31 PM

Hayes will appear as the gay father of a teenager. Also on board: Thomas Lennon of Reno 911!

May 10 2013 7:43 PM