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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.

A false rumor after L.A. Pride, which said federal officials had asked organizers to shut it down, highlights how the foes of the LGBT community have changed since Stonewall.

June 20 2016 4:24 PM

The National Enquirer got it wrong, the fitness guru said, and he sent a message of support to the families of victims at Pulse.

June 15 2016 4:58 PM Updated

The Orlando shooter's father said the sight of two men kissing might have incited the killings. In response, social media lit up with gay love.

June 15 2016 2:26 PM

The "Born This Way" singer delivered a powerful speech at a Los Angeles rally for the victims of the Orlando shooting.

June 14 2016 4:41 PM

The Advocate spoke to Chad Griffin and Sarah Kate Ellis on the ground about the tragedy in Orlando.

June 14 2016 2:51 PM

In honor of The Abbey's 25th year in West Hollywood, stars shared recollections of go-go boys, drag performances, and Elizabeth Taylor.

June 10 2016 6:26 AM

The Georgia real estate agent is seeking damages and to prevent reruns of The Ellen Show episode that featured one of her signs and her phone number.

June 08 2016 12:39 PM
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