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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.

After a billboard advertising their program was vandalized twice, Los Angeles radio hosts Craig Olson and Robbie Laughlin decided to fight hate with art.

December 23 2012 12:11 PM

Out actor George Takei tackled the bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey with his characteristic candor and catchphrase in a new video posted Tuesday.

"Many fans insisted I'd enjoy a special connection to the book, and that I ought to do an audio narration for it," says Takei, sitting down with E.L. James' erotic novel. "I was intruigued, so I grabbed a copy to see what all the fuss was about."

December 23 2012 11:15 AM

The Ali Forney Center, a shelter dedicated to providing safe space for LGBT youth in New York City, has launched a series of videos profiling homeless LBGT youth, called "Homeless for the Holidays."

December 22 2012 3:30 PM

The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles dedicated a Christmas carol to the families of Newtown, Conn., where a gunman killed 26 people — 20 of whom were children at Sandy Hook Elementary School — last week.

The GMCLA was joined by 46 elementary school students from Creative Planet School of the Arts to perform "Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy," as made famous by David Bowie and Bing Crosby.

December 22 2012 1:26 PM

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that California's law banning so-called ex-gay therapy cannot take effect until the court has heard further arguments on the merits of the ban.

December 22 2012 1:04 PM