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Celebrating their 'courage' and then not working to end anti-trans discrimination is wrong, says Oliver.

June 29 2015 11:45 AM Updated

The gay icon shares her thoughts on some of 2015's least pressing matters.

June 22 2015 3:00 AM

According to The Nightly Show, the reasons for the South Carolina senator's lifelong bachelorhood are actually quite obvious.

June 12 2015 3:31 PM

Everyone from Teri Hatcher to Kate McKinnon has told their secrets on stage at L.A.'s famed Don't Tell My Mother!

June 11 2015 7:00 AM

Chicago comedian Cody Melcher shares his story about using stand-up to deal with the pressures of wanting to fit in.

June 04 2015 1:20 PM

Scruff is trying to make its app safer by warning gay and bi men about dangerous situations. What other tips could the app send its randy users?

June 03 2015 4:00 AM

Leave it to late-night host and comedic genius John Oliver to point out what's wrong with the Catholic church's condemnation of Ireland's vote for marriage equality.

June 01 2015 2:08 PM

In this episode of Advocate Spotlight, the stars of Spy reveal the roles they'd hope to land in the first mainstream gay action film.

June 01 2015 6:30 AM

Jesse Tyler Ferguson reminds us that Supreme Court justices like free cake and champagne too. And hopefully, they like equality as well.

May 29 2015 2:41 PM

Josh Duggar just made a mistake — not like those hellbound homosexuals, Michelle and Jim Bob say in this Funny or Die spoof. 

May 29 2015 1:06 PM