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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.

Debbie Reynolds was one of the earliest activists against AIDS, as evidenced by this 1983 radio spot promoting a benefit at the Hollywood Bowl.

January 06 2017 7:08 PM

Gay designer Stefano Gabbana (pictured, left) praises Melania Trump on social media for wearing one of his dresses, and adds insult to injury for the LGBT community.

January 05 2017 1:50 PM

The out entertainer is getting louder about her criticism of the president-elect as the date of his inauguration nears.

January 02 2017 6:45 PM

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation honored victims and survivors of the Orlando shooting in an award-winning float.

January 02 2017 3:31 PM

In this archival interview, the legend gabs with Greg Archer about her return to the stage, her loyal gay fans, and how Hollywood has changed since her heyday.

December 29 2016 10:45 AM

These were the top single page stories you looked at this year.

December 29 2016 10:22 AM
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