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.

Larson, a rare out gay actor in 1950s Hollywood, was best known as Superman's sidekick Jimmy Olsen but was a man of many other talents.

September 21 2015 6:25 PM

The Internet has fallen in love with Jaxon McClure, a Marine who serenaded pop star Tori Kelly with a request to be his date.

September 15 2015 8:47 PM
September 14 2015 8:07 PM

This September 11, revisit the 2002 issue that honored Mark Bingham, a gay passenger of United Airlines Flight 93, who helped plan to retake the plane from terrorists.

September 11 2015 6:10 PM

The all-American boy is 'looking forward to a really fun evening' with a real American hero.

September 04 2015 2:11 PM

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Back then, we spoke to LGBT residents struggling to rebuild their lives; we caught up with two of them to see what their lives are like a decade after the storm.

August 28 2015 6:15 AM

The boy band star took to Twitter to clarify statements he made on stage during a recent performance where he implied women can’t have girlfriends.

August 22 2015 9:41 PM

Spirit Halloween confirmed the company will be selling Cait costumes at their pop-up stores around the country this season.

August 22 2015 3:45 PM

Timothy Kurek pretended to be gay for one year in order to test his religious beliefs. The experience made him an ally.

August 20 2015 8:26 PM

Bond was a supporter of marriage equality, comprehensive LGBT civil rights legislation, and more.

August 16 2015 1:32 PM