Yezmin Villarreal

Yezmin Villarreal is the news editor for The Advocate. She likes to write about the intersection of politics and entertainment. Her work has also appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Mic, LA Weekly, Out Magazine and The Fader.

A so-called "free speech" bus was spray painted with pro-trans messages on Thursday.

March 24 2017 5:44 PM

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the gay student's win "made a mockery of due process and transparency." 

March 23 2017 5:27 PM

Some commentators were underwhelmed by the apology for an article that effectely outed closeted Olympians.

March 22 2017 5:15 PM

The bill allows for religious school groups to reject LGBT students.

March 21 2017 5:30 PM

The New Yorker staff writer has chronicled some of the most powerful queer women in the world. As she writes in her new memoir, her mastery of language didn't equate to a seamless life. 

March 21 2017 5:04 AM

The man reportedly said hanging the Pride flag near the American flag was "immoral" and "disgusting."

March 17 2017 7:29 PM

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, whose confirmation hearings begin Monday, has a record "fundamentally at odds" with LGBT equality, activists say. 

March 16 2017 7:09 PM