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The Advocate is the world's leading source of LGBT news and politics. Discover the most recent articles published in the print issue, which is the oldest and largest gay magazine in the United States. Sort through The Advocate print issue archives to find articles written by the founders of the modern-day LGBT rights movement like Vito Russo and Gore Vidal. Find out about the historic magazine that was inspired by a police raid of a Los Angeles gay bar and has grown to become a prominent voice for topics related to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community and its allies.

Sixteen years together and counting, Olympian Gail Marquis and her wife, legendary Ebony fashion commentator Audrey Smaltz, keep love and joy front and center. 

March 04 2016 6:25 AM

Lack of a singular vision for LGBT rights isn’t a cause for despair, especially when competing visions drive innovation.

March 04 2016 5:36 AM

On November 4, 2015, just six weeks before the equal marriage referendum in the European nation of Slovenia, Miha Lobnik and his fellow activists launched a “yes” campaign. Though the government had attempted multiple times to enact legislation, voters rejected the 2015 referendum. Lobnik talks about the experience to Kay Cairns.

March 03 2016 6:08 AM

A teachable moment turned into a daytime disaster.

March 03 2016 5:21 AM

A recent study suggests that the whole world knows I’m a bottom — and they can tell by just looking at my face.

March 02 2016 6:54 AM

In this excerpt from a new novel by acclaimed writer Edmund White, a beautiful young Frenchman has ascended to the top of the Manhattan modeling chain and become the darling of Fire Island.


March 01 2016 6:11 AM

Marriage equality is one of many issues that threaten to tear apart the Republican party. Will the fissures become visible this Super Tuesday?

March 01 2016 5:14 AM