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.

Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie look back on their notorious days as Ugly Betty’s scheming Wilhelmina Slater and her conniving gay sidekick Marc St. James.

April 09 2015 9:00 AM

Patricia Velasquez discusses how Karl Lagerfeld inspired her, walking in one of Jean Paul Gaultier's biggest shows, and coming out to her family in Straight Walk.

April 09 2015 7:00 AM

Because sometimes the fans see what the judges don't.

April 06 2015 5:00 AM

Many celebs have raised awareness of HIV, but few are recognized for it.

April 05 2015 7:00 AM

After the first flurry of celebrity outrage over Indiana's anti-LGBT law, the furious tweets just keep on coming.

March 31 2015 8:20 PM

The award-winning actor of The Good Wife and Cabaret is always candid about his life, including in a new memoir.

March 30 2015 5:00 AM

Everyone from Tim Cook, to Ashton Kutcher, Miley Cyrus, Dustin Lance Black, and even Hillary Clinton, had something to say about Indiana's new 'license to discriminate' law.

March 27 2015 3:40 PM

The Broadway singer and actress tweeted her disgust with the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana.

8:27 PM

Dave Isay won the $1 million TED Prize for a speech that included his gay father and his participation in the Stonewall uprising.

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