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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.

The Bridesmaids heartthrob talks drag brunches, straight mustaches, and his manly Broadway debut opposite James Franco.

March 10 2014 4:00 AM

The civil rights movement of the 20th Century has been a good template for LGBT rights except on employment. Why? We’re still missing a key executive order of the kind that helped level the playing field for racial minorities.

March 07 2014 5:00 AM

“First in the fight against AIDS,” as it long billed itself, the New York agency once known as Gay Men’s Health Crisis is sinking under a huge rent on unused space, a vacuum of leadership, the dimming of its voice in HIV prevention, and criticism from all sides. Can it possibly right itself?

March 06 2014 6:00 AM

Her singing is meh, and the dancing’s not much better. But ask almost anyone — Britney Spears is a gay icon. What draws us to her, and why can’t we just leave Britney alone?

March 06 2014 4:00 AM

The Mormon Church is uniquely dogmatically nimble in times of necessity. What would happen if God now said gay was OK?

March 05 2014 4:00 AM

Singleness, at least legally, was one of the hallmarks of being gay. Now everyone, even sitcom characters, are pressuring us to get hitched.

March 04 2014 4:00 AM

The city that was once the deadly AIDS epicenter of the world is now striving to be AIDS-free. What does that mean, and why is San Francisco poised to achieve this goal the way no other American city could?

March 03 2014 6:00 AM

Visual imagery has always been one of the most effective tools in the fight against HIV. We examine some of the most successful and how the imagery has changed since the beginning.

March 03 2014 5:00 AM