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.

Timothy Kurek pretended to be gay for one year in order to test his religious beliefs. The experience made him an ally.

August 20 2015 8:26 PM

Bond was a supporter of marriage equality, comprehensive LGBT civil rights legislation, and more.

August 16 2015 1:32 PM

The American Ultra actress had been dogged by suggestive reporting that skirted her sexuality.

August 12 2015 11:50 AM

In a world with marriage equality, why is mainstream media still afraid of reporting that public figures are in same-sex relationships?

August 05 2015 5:15 AM

The Will & Grace star issued a public statement to clarify a recent confrontation over antigay slurs at a West Hollywood coffee shop.

August 01 2015 1:39 PM

From financial to spiritual to practical, here are 10 pearls of wisdom offered by celebrities at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's summer fundraiser for elders.

July 31 2015 4:00 AM

The gay actor reportedly helped expel a group of men yelling antigay slurs at a West Hollywood coffee shop.

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