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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 country music legend and strong LGBT ally revealed she is the one members of her family turn to when they want to come out. 

September 01 2016 9:42 AM

The great comic actor, playing often zany but always recognizably human characters, was an inspiration to his fans.

August 29 2016 8:43 PM Updated

The former mayor of New York criticized the "Formation" singer's performance at the VMAs, saying, "I saved more black lives than any of those people you saw onstage."

August 29 2016 5:35 PM

In an interview with The Advocate, the RuPaul's Drag Race host discussed the Emmys, Black Lives Matter, drag kings, and his belief in a higher power.

August 24 2016 6:33 AM

"Aww thank you for all the accepting tweets from everyone," Thorne tweeted after confirming she's bisexual.  "I love you guys ❤❤❤ #pride."

August 24 2016 1:36 AM

The out hip-hop singer returns with a film, a magazine and the long-awaited followup to his hit debut album.

August 24 2016 1:26 AM Updated

The Divine Miss M removed a tweet suggesting Caitlyn Jenner might detransition now that her show has been canceled, but then excused it as having "misread the temper of the times."

August 23 2016 9:07 AM
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