Advocate Magazine
Subscribe To
The Advocate

People

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.

Read this exclusive 1986 interview between Bayard Rustin and Joseph Beam about gay rights, which is now available in the republished book Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin.

January 01 2015 7:00 AM

Lady Bunny, Yara Sofia, Alyssa Edwards, and more give the LGBT community goals for 2015.

January 01 2015 4:00 AM

We've rounded up the year's comings out from our archive and found famous names like Ellen Page, brave moves by athletes such as Michael Sam, and inspiring moments in business and music.

December 26 2014 9:00 AM

This year's crop of LGBT characters on TV had us thinking they deserve awards — so we made some up.

December 26 2014 7:00 AM

Famed Broadway performer Audra McDonald wanted to understand how she could help homeless LGBT youth. So she went to live with them for a night.

December 24 2014 6:00 AM

The Skeleton Twins isn't necessarily a gay film, but it's got one of the clearest gay characters of 2014.

December 18 2014 9:00 AM

Make your holiday season pop with tips, tricks and tidings from acclaimed contributors in The Advocate's Holidays that POP series.

December 17 2014 9:22 AM
1