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

March 26 2015 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.

March 26 2015 4:11 PM

The parents every queer kid has dreamed of.

March 25 2015 10:24 AM

As The Breakfast Club returns to theaters after 30 years, the movie's breakout star, Ally Sheedy, spoke to us about the teen classic and how it gave her cred with her genderqueer daughter.

March 25 2015 9:00 AM

The HIV activist gave an impassioned speech calling for a cure for the virus at a Gay Men's Health Crisis gala.

March 24 2015 8:17 PM

Are you ready for this jelly? Yanis Marshall, the out choreographer for Cirque du Soleil's Vegas production of Zumanity, breaks it down exclusively for The Advocate.

March 23 2015 12:35 PM

At the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards Kerry Washington called out the hypocrisy of marginalized communities turning on one another in a fiery acceptance speech.

March 22 2015 2:06 PM

Aaron Schock's rise and fall shows that even gay people still cling to gay stereotypes.

March 21 2015 11:34 AM