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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.

You don’t need us to tell you that West Hollywood and New York are LGBT-friendly. This list is all about the queerness of some less-expected locales.

January 12 2015 4:00 AM

The Broadway-bound Orange Is the New Black star opens up about the dangers of manscaping, tweeting, and going shirtless for laughs.

January 09 2015 8:00 AM

Ezra Miller will be the first queer actor to headline a live-action superhero movie.

January 09 2015 6:00 AM

Comic book superheroes in film dominate at the box office, but queer characters are not a new phenomenon in the super source material.

January 09 2015 4:00 AM

As much as half the Internet is dedicated to depictions of sex, and we’re just starting to learn what that means for your brain.

January 08 2015 6:00 AM

The treatment to prevent HIV infections faces inaccurate comparisons to other meds and the same fearful objections as ‘the pill’ did in the ’60s.

January 07 2015 4:00 AM

A failure to elevate LGBT issues could mean no agenda for 2016 and beyond.

January 06 2015 4:00 AM

The runner-up in both American Idol and a U.S. House of Representatives campaign is facing accusations that he’s been using his donors for a TV stunt.

January 05 2015 7:00 AM Updated

Former BP CEO John Browne was the only out chief executive of a Fortune 500 company prior to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement in October 2014. He writes for The Advocate on what that means for the future of business.

January 05 2015 4:00 AM

This 1985 essay by Barbara Smith, a scholar-activist who made contributions to social justice movements in civil rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and black feminism, recalls early moments of intersectionality between African-American and LGBT rights movements, yet resonates today in the wake of Ferguson.

January 02 2015 5:00 AM