Trudy Ring

Trudy Ring, The Advocate’s copy chief, has spent much of her journalistic career covering the LGBT movement. When she’s not fielding questions about grammar, spelling, and LGBT history, she’s sharing movie trivia or classic rock lyrics.

New Yorkers Neil Frias and Jeff White, in San Francisco for the Folsom Street Fair, were pepper-sprayed by men calling them "fags" who were "destroying family values."

September 27 2016 6:25 PM

Donald Trump says he has the better temperament of the two, that not paying taxes is "smart," and that Rosie O'Donnell deserved his insults. 

September 27 2016 12:47 AM

Gray and his husband, Tim O'Connor, graced Pride and charity events in outrageous hats and helped raise money for a variety of causes.

September 26 2016 6:56 PM

The Republican presidential nominee's list of those he'd appoint to the Supreme Court is full of bad news for LGBT people.

September 24 2016 6:49 AM

The FBI, however, has not characterized the act as a hate crime.

September 22 2016 4:57 PM

Learn more about the acclaimed playwright and director, who today receives the National Medal of Arts from President Obama.

September 22 2016 6:45 AM

The president endorses respect for all, "no matter their gender or race or religion or disability or sexual orientation."

September 20 2016 8:22 PM
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