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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 Advocate spoke with U.S. Marine and Afghanistan War veteran, Imran Yousuf, about how his heroism saved the lives of scores of people when terror struck in Orlando.

October 25 2016 6:55 AM

Since the beginning of time, LGBT people have changed the world through feats of valor — though many did not receive the appreciation they deserved.

October 25 2016 6:39 AM

Television is propaganda, argued the Transparent creator, who said we must "create our own propaganda with queer people at the center" at the TransNation Festival.

October 24 2016 6:43 PM

Gray and his husband, Tim O'Connor, graced Pride and charity events in outrageous hats and helped raise money for a variety of causes.

September 26 2016 6:56 PM

The out showrunner of Empire and creator of The L Word discusses anti-LGBT discrimination in Hollywood, animal rights, and her relationship with her wife, LouAnne.

September 21 2016 2:33 PM

Photographer Stefan Pinto creates a portrait of life behind the scenes for gay men he meets in the big city. Meet one of Pinto's subjects, dancer-performer-cook Jase Grimm.

September 20 2016 6:18 AM
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