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A New York court ruling expands the definition of parenthood, but doesn't go far enough.

September 09 2016 5:46 AM

An estimated 70,000 fans gathered in the desert of Black Rock north of Reno, Nev., to experience the annual escapist festival with Katy Perry, Diplo, Scott Eastwood and more.

September 07 2016 10:50 PM

The out film and television producer is expected to soon name a replacement for Charles Murray following their 'creative differences.'

September 07 2016 10:42 PM

A judge set a trial date for the case of Andrea Constand's complaint, that the comedy star drugged and molested her, while prosecutors announced they will call 13 of his alleged victims to testify.

September 07 2016 1:51 AM

As reported in June, Erin O'Flaherty of Missouri is competing this weekend as the first out pageant contestant vying for the Miss America crown, 

September 07 2016 1:33 AM

The founder of the Eagle Forum spent a lifetime fighting equality for LGBT people.

September 05 2016 10:54 PM Updated

The Advocate went looking for Juan Gabriel drag in Los Angeles. Here's a teaser of what we found, then coming next week find interviews about what the star meant to these performers as queer people.

September 02 2016 6:26 PM