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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 founder of the Eagle Forum spent a lifetime fighting equality for LGBT people.

September 05 2016 10:54 PM Updated

The Advocate went looking for Juan Gabriel drag in Los Angeles. Here's a teaser of what we found, then coming next week find interviews about what the star meant to these performers as queer people.

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The gender-fluid star of TV's Orange Is the New Black is sporting some back body art resembling a paint chip chart from The Home Depot.

September 01 2016 10:18 AM Updated

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
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