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.

You'll never find the pot of gold if you can't see the rainbow.

March 17 2015 6:30 AM

These men and women left enormous legacies with their lives and deaths.

March 11 2015 1:01 PM

Frozen's Josh Gad, an outspoken LGBT ally, discusses his one problem with marriage equality and defends recent unfunny comments made by Billy Crystal, his co-star in The Comedians.

March 11 2015 4:00 AM

On the publishing of his magnum opus, The American People, famed author Andrew Holleran asks our angriest activist all that he has learned.

March 09 2015 5:00 AM

When she's not busy becoming the most successful female poker player of all time, Vanessa Selbst squeezes in some time for social justice.

March 05 2015 7:00 AM

Mayor Bill de Blasio once again refuses to march in the world's largest St. Patty's Day parade due to its discriminatory ban on LGBT marchers.

March 04 2015 9:26 PM

The original American Idol sounds off on the current state of civil rights, family life, and her seventh studio album, Piece by Piece.

March 03 2015 7:00 AM

The British actor's comments on femininity caused a firestorm.

March 02 2015 7:17 PM Updated

The singer questions why attacking women for their age is accepted.

5:55 PM

What it means when we identify someone as gay — and when they identify themselves as such.

February 26 2015 7:00 AM