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.

James Dean became one of the most iconic actors of modern times. Roy Schatt's legendary photos of him at the Actors Studio in the '50s reveal why.

May 12 2015 6:00 AM

These celebs took to Twitter to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to stand on the right side of history today.

April 28 2015 2:05 PM

The Breaking Bad star called for an end to discrimination against the LGBT community. 

April 18 2015 2:16 PM

TV stars reveal their dream GBF (Gay Best Friend), biggest shirtless inspirations, and the first time LGBT characters changed the way they viewed entertainment.

April 14 2015 12:28 PM

You might have seen Milk, Boys Don’t Cry and The Imitation Game, but what about these lesser seen films about famous LGBT folks?

April 14 2015 6:00 AM

After Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated announcement that she’s running for president, celebrities began burning up the Twittersphere with comments ranging from earnest to humorous.

April 13 2015 3:19 PM