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 Bridesmaids beauty talks about reimagining Annie, analyzing her sexual tension with female costars, and protecting her boyfriend from gay kidnappers.

November 18 2014 4:30 AM

An activist responds to the Star Trek actor's recent chastising of the gay community for "laziness" about HIV and criticism of PrEP as potentially increasing "recreational sex."

November 17 2014 7:00 AM

The actor is encouraging Ireland to vote for marriage equality in a national referendum next year.

November 16 2014 9:27 PM

Inductees into the nation's only government-supported LGBT hall of fame made their mark in a variety of endeavors.

November 14 2014 4:18 PM

Neil Patrick Harris is a top contender in the race for People's Sexiest Man Alive!

November 14 2014 3:12 PM

Portia de Rossi, Jason Collins, Chris Kluwe, and more share personal stories of TV’s impact on LGBT equality at the Paley Center for Media’s annual Los Angeles gala.

November 14 2014 6:00 AM

The boy-band graduate talks about his new musical direction, his 'amazing' first time at a gay club, and upping LGBT visibility on TV in Kingdom.

November 09 2014 11:25 AM

Rose McGowan asks why gay men can't be more helpful in the fight for gender equality.

November 05 2014 6:41 PM

'Gay men are as misogynistic as straight men, if not more so,' says McGowan.

November 05 2014 2:14 PM