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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.

In the wake of Trump repealing transgender protections, scientist Dana Bevan is here to bust your misconceptions.

February 24 2017 5:27 AM

Take a ride along with Officer Czezre Adams of the Newark PD. 

February 23 2017 2:56 PM

The stories of these closeted notables range from bittersweet to tragic, and some are just plain outrageous. Times have changed, we can agree, heading into National Coming Out Day on Saturday.

February 22 2017 7:17 PM

The crossover pop star who's widely known as a Christian singer released a video for "Say It With a Kiss," which appears to include same-sex couples — or does it?

February 15 2017 7:35 PM
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