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Read the latest news about gay people. The Advocate profiles the actors, politicians, public figures, athletes, musicians, filmmakers, activists, drag performers, celebrities, and more who are making contributions to the LGBT community. Since its inception, The Advocate has headlined gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, and ally luminaries who are moving the cultural needle and starting conversations that push for equality. Hear the stories of gay people from local, national, and international stages. Be inspired by interviews and news of people like Tim Cook, Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, Sam Smith, Barney Frank, and other public figures.

The actor discusses his first time meeting the president-elect and his own role in a possible revival of Dante's Cove.

December 01 2016 11:07 AM

The Olympian is working on a musical about his life and talks with The Advocate about why artists can't let politicians hush them.

November 30 2016 4:00 AM

The Hairspray Live! star discussed her role as a religious ally of the LGBT community.

November 28 2016 3:17 PM

Those who changed us irrevocably.

November 11 2016 5:41 AM

The gay survivor of a Japanese-American internment camp shares his wisdom.

November 09 2016 3:48 AM

Anxiety spread at Election Day's end, even without a winner declared by the media. Then, Trump won.

November 09 2016 2:29 AM Updated
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