Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en http://www.advocate.com/sites/advocate.com/files/2015/03/Advocate_Logo.png Advocate.com http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Kim Kardashian Says Family in Therapy, Totally Supportive http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/25/watch-kim-kardashian-says-family-therapy-totally-supportive <!--paging_filter--><p>The fellow <em>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</em> star talks with NBC's Matt Lauer about adjusting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/25/watch-kim-kardashian-says-family-therapy-totally-supportive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> television Media Transgender Families Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:40:55 +0000 Lucas Grindley 507181 at http://www.advocate.com The (Huge) Ratings Are In for Bruce Jenner Interview http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2015/04/25/huge-ratings-are-bruce-jenner-interview <!--paging_filter--><p>There's already more Bruce Jenner on television confirmed for this summer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2015/04/25/huge-ratings-are-bruce-jenner-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> television Media Transgender Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:14:47 +0000 Lucas Grindley 507176 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: Finding Your Body and Soul http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/books/2015/04/25/photos-finding-your-body-and-soul <!--paging_filter--><p>Burkhardt's photography book&nbsp;<em>Body &amp; Soul</em>&nbsp;reminds us all that we may have talents we have not yet begun to explore.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/books/2015/04/25/photos-finding-your-body-and-soul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Photography Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Christopher Harrity 506836 at http://www.advocate.com Kris Humphries Blames Vague Tweet, Supports Bruce Jenner http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/25/kris-humphries-doesnt-support-bruce-jenner <!--paging_filter--><p>With Bruce Jenner coming out as a transgender woman, Kris Humphries seemed to say he's glad to no longer be part of the family.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/25/kris-humphries-doesnt-support-bruce-jenner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Transgender Sports Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:00:37 +0000 Lucas Grindley 507171 at http://www.advocate.com The Precarious Plight of Paul Richmond's Pinups http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/artist-spotlight/2015/04/25/precarious-plight-paul-richmonds-pinups <!--paging_filter--><p>Richmond's flirty homages to the pinups of the last century get an extra pinch of sass from celebrity appearances.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/artist-spotlight/2015/04/25/precarious-plight-paul-richmonds-pinups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Artist Spotlight Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:00:05 +0000 Christopher Harrity 506806 at http://www.advocate.com Check Out The Enormous Support for Bruce Jenner from Celebs on Twitter http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/25/check-out-enormous-support-bruce-jenner-celebs-twitter <!--paging_filter--><p>For the transgender people watching the Bruce Jenner interview and wondering whether the country is ready for greater acceptance, the outpouring of support on Twitter was encouraging.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/25/check-out-enormous-support-bruce-jenner-celebs-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Transgender Arts & Entertainment Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:50:28 +0000 Lucas Grindley 507166 at http://www.advocate.com Bruce Jenner: 'I'm A Woman' http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/24/bruce-jenner-tells-all-tonight <!--paging_filter--><p>After months of rumors, anticipation and speculation, the former Olympic hero and reality TV celebrity told Diane Sawyer "I'm a woman."</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/24/bruce-jenner-tells-all-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Transgender Arts & Entertainment Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:45:42 +0000 Dawn Ennis 507141 at http://www.advocate.com N.C. Catholic Bishop Nixes Event With Pro-LGBT Nun http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2015/04/24/nc-catholic-bishop-nixes-event-pro-lgbt-nun <!--paging_filter--><p>However, an LGBT-affirming Baptist church has stepped in to host a talk on inclusion by Sister Jeannine Gramick.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2015/04/24/nc-catholic-bishop-nixes-event-pro-lgbt-nun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion North Carolina Roman Catholic Church Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:50:15 +0000 Trudy Ring 507146 at http://www.advocate.com Ted Cruz/OUT NYC Fallout: Broadway Cares Cancels Benefit at Hotel http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/04/24/ted-cruzout-nyc-fallout-broadway-cares-cancels-benefit-hotel <!--paging_filter--><p>Broadway Bares: Solo Strips was to be held at a venue owned by the gay men who hosted an event for the antigay Republican.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/04/24/ted-cruzout-nyc-fallout-broadway-cares-cancels-benefit-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election Ted Cruz Politicians Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:52:02 +0000 Trudy Ring 507126 at http://www.advocate.com Mo'Nique: 'Blackbird' Is My 'Love Letter' to the Gay Community http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2015/04/24/monique-blackbird-my-love-letter-gay-community <!--paging_filter--><p>The <em>Blackbird</em> star says she hopes her new film will spark conversations about homophobia and how it has devastated far too many lives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2015/04/24/monique-blackbird-my-love-letter-gay-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion film Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:35:31 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 507121 at http://www.advocate.com AIDS Org. Made Men Over 40 Pay to Attend Pool Party http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/04/24/aids-org-made-men-over-40-pay-attend-pool-party <!--paging_filter--><p>Impulse Group South Florida is under fire for a recent event that let young men in for free, while charging $50 to anyone over the age of 40.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/04/24/aids-org-made-men-over-40-pay-attend-pool-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> HIV & AIDS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:51:05 +0000 Neal Broverman 507116 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: The White Party and Gay Culture Need More Color http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-white-party-and-gay-culture-need-more-color <!--paging_filter--><p>This weekend's White Party circuit event symbolizes more than hedonism, according to this writer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-white-party-and-gay-culture-need-more-color" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African-Americans Love and Sex Commentary Arts & Entertainment Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:44:37 +0000 DK 506786 at http://www.advocate.com Meet Justice Scalia's Mini Me http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/04/24/meet-justice-scalias-mini-me <!--paging_filter--><p>Ohio Judge Jeffrey Sutton's solitary stance on marriage equality offers insight into how conservatives will make their case before the U.S. Supreme Court.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/04/24/meet-justice-scalias-mini-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality U.S. Supreme Court Politics Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:44:04 +0000 Dawn Ennis 507086 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Ad Blasts Bobby Jindal's 'License to Discriminate' Bill http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/04/24/watch-ad-blasts-bobby-jindals-license-discriminate-bill <!--paging_filter--><p>The ad from Truth Wins Out says the legislation will cause economic harm to Louisiana.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/04/24/watch-ad-blasts-bobby-jindals-license-discriminate-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Louisiana Truth Wins Out Politicians Business Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:26:50 +0000 Trudy Ring 507096 at http://www.advocate.com Indiana Brewery Brings in Big Freedia to Support LGBT Rights http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2015/04/24/indiana-brewery-brings-big-freedia-support-lgbt-rights <!--paging_filter--><p>Nick Floyd, owner of Three Floyds Brewery, says, 'We're fighting back.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2015/04/24/indiana-brewery-brings-big-freedia-support-lgbt-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Politics Arts & Entertainment Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:47:34 +0000 Gina Vivinetto 507061 at http://www.advocate.com 7 Things List: April 24, 2015 http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/04/24/7-things-list-april-24-2015 <!--paging_filter--><p>Our entertainment highlights this week include Ryan Phillippe uncut, the queer sound of Hi Fashion, and the biggest gay dance party of the year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/04/24/7-things-list-april-24-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:40:48 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 506996 at http://www.advocate.com One Day After Ted Cruz's Gay Dinner, He Amps Up Antigay Ideas http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/04/23/one-day-after-ted-cruzs-gay-dinner-he-amps-antigay-ideas <!--paging_filter--><p>Cruz's antigay rhetoric is nowhere to be found while visiting with wealthy gays — who he's now using to burnish his resume as a "big tent Republican."</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/04/23/one-day-after-ted-cruzs-gay-dinner-he-amps-antigay-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Election Politics Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:20:01 +0000 Matt Baume 507031 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Five Years After SB 1070, Still Undocumented and Queer http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-five-years-after-sb-1070-still-undocumented-and-queer <!--paging_filter--><p>Arizona's infamous anti-immigrant law was signed into law on April 23, 2010 and ought to be a warning about legalized discrimination.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-five-years-after-sb-1070-still-undocumented-and-queer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona Immigration Politics Commentary Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:10:02 +0000 Luis Aguilera Garcia 507056 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: We Must Stop the Legislative War on Transgender People http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-we-must-stop-legislative-war-transgender-people <!--paging_filter--><p>The leaders of HRC and NCTE warn that the wave of proposed transgender bias bills, more than 100, is insidious.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-we-must-stop-legislative-war-transgender-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Transgender Politics Commentary Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:30:49 +0000 Chad Griffin and Mara Keisling 506981 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Michfest's Founder Chose to Shut Down Rather Than Change With the Times http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-michfests-founder-chose-shut-down-rather-change-times <!--paging_filter--><p>When mourning what was good about Michfest, blame its poor leadership for the loss.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/04/24/op-ed-michfests-founder-chose-shut-down-rather-change-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Michfest Music Transgender Commentary Women Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:15:01 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 507041 at http://www.advocate.com Reba McEntire: First Time I Saw a Reba Drag Queen 'It Really Ticked Me Off' http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2015/04/24/reba-mcentire-first-time-i-saw-reba-drag-queen-it-really-ticked- <!--paging_filter--><p>The country queen talks about recording her latest female empowerment anthem, reminisces about good times with her LGBT fan base, and sounds off on antigay attitudes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2015/04/24/reba-mcentire-first-time-i-saw-reba-drag-queen-it-really-ticked-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Spotlight Women Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:30:36 +0000 Jase Peeples 506926 at http://www.advocate.com 7 Lessons in How (And How Not) to Interview Trans People http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/24/7-lessons-how-and-how-not-interview-trans-people <!--paging_filter--><p>We don't know what Diane Sawyer will discuss with Bruce Jenner, but if it's about Jenner's gender identity, she has lots of examples to follow — and avoid.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2015/04/24/7-lessons-how-and-how-not-interview-trans-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Transgender Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:33:36 +0000 Thom Senzee 506921 at http://www.advocate.com Eric Holder: The Exit Interview http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/04/24/eric-holder-exit-interview <!--paging_filter--><p>Loretta Lynch is finally confirmed by the Senate as Eric Holder's replacement. <em>The Advocate</em> spoke with the outgoing attorney general on marriage equality, the progressive agenda, and the future of civil rights.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/04/24/eric-holder-exit-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Current Issue Politics Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:18 +0000 Edward Wyckoff Williams 506951 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: Are You Ready for the Drag Queen World Series 2015? http://www.advocate.com/sports/2015/04/24/photos-are-you-ready-drag-queen-world-series-2015 <!--paging_filter--><p>Drag queens swap heels for cleats -- and slug it out for charity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2015/04/24/photos-are-you-ready-drag-queen-world-series-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Adam Sandel 506706 at http://www.advocate.com Gay High-Schooler Gets Date for Prom — With Straight Best Friend http://www.advocate.com/youth/2015/04/23/gay-high-schooler-gets-date-prom-straight-best-friend <!--paging_filter--><p>The Internet is blowing up with congratulatory messages from around the world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/youth/2015/04/23/gay-high-schooler-gets-date-prom-straight-best-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Youth Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:32:15 +0000 Trudy Ring 507051 at http://www.advocate.com