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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 man who created the most visible symbol of LGBT pride was a lifelong activist who continued to evolve the rainbow flag until his death. 

March 31 2017 7:11 PM

The bisexual actor and singer says he fights for "kindness and equality" in all aspects of life.

March 20 2017 5:39 AM

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus recently honored Emmy-winning comedian Kathy Griffin at the 11th annual Crescendo Gala. She returns the favor by highlighting their Lavender Pen tour of the South. 

March 16 2017 6:19 AM
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