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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.

The Mistress of the Dark lets down her wig and opens up about her scream-worthy start in show business, inspiring a generation of drag queens, and the long road to becoming a haunted holiday icon.

October 26 2015 4:00 AM

In addition to her extensive work in animation, the out Bernstein helped start a fund for cancer research.

7:31 PM

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

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
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