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.

She's no stranger to standing up to male chauvanist pigs. 

March 21 2016 11:47 PM

Health experts say our higher rates of depression and anxiety are a reaction to a hostile world, especially the onslaught of anti-LGBT legislation. It's not completely hopeless, though.

March 18 2016 5:08 AM

The fitness guru is alive, well, and still fabulously skinny. 

March 14 2016 9:05 AM