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 singer is helping the city during its water crisis.

January 17 2016 12:18 PM

How the infamous empress of fun and raunchy DIY cable TV brought a sex-positive, safe-sex message to the world.

January 15 2016 7:02 AM

It's time to evaluate the state of our union and the progress of our culture, but sometimes LGBT people aren't appreciating what's valuable.

January 13 2016 6:36 AM

Ryan Reyes and Obergefell are two gay men who dedicated themselves to greater causes after losing the loves of their lives.

January 10 2016 2:01 PM

The out CNN anchor is paying tribute to his socialite mother. Gloria Vanderbilt. with an upcoming documentary.

January 08 2016 2:29 PM