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 In Op-ed, Indiana Governor Claims New Law Not Discriminatory http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/30/op-ed-indiana-governor-claims-new-law-not-discriminatory <!--paging_filter--><p>In a <em>Wall Street Journal</em> piece, Gov. Mike Pence says his state's new 'religious freedom' law is not a license to discriminate against LGBT peop.e</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/30/op-ed-indiana-governor-claims-new-law-not-discriminatory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Business Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:29:09 +0000 Trudy Ring 503716 at http://www.advocate.com Subaru Comes Out Against Indiana's 'License to Discriminate' http://www.advocate.com/business/2015/03/30/subaru-comes-out-against-indianas-license-discriminate <!--paging_filter--><p>The famously LGBT-friendly automaker says it does not agree with Indiana's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2015/03/30/subaru-comes-out-against-indianas-license-discriminate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Politics Business Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:45:20 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 503701 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Sean Hayes Discovers His Secret Irish Roots β€” In Court http://www.advocate.com/families/2015/03/30/watch-sean-hayes-discovers-his-secret-irish-roots-court <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Will &amp; Grace</em>'s Sean Hayes takes a trip to Irish court to discover his family's secret past on Sunday night's episode of <em>Who Do You Think You Are?</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/families/2015/03/30/watch-sean-hayes-discovers-his-secret-irish-roots-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ireland Sean Hayes Families Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:28:29 +0000 Raffy Ermac 503601 at http://www.advocate.com Arkansas Poised to Enact 'License to Discriminate' http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/30/arkansas-poised-enact-license-discriminate <!--paging_filter--><p>The revived bill just needs a House vote and the governor's promised signature to become law.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/30/arkansas-poised-enact-license-discriminate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Arkansas Tim Cook Politics Business Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:47:26 +0000 Trudy Ring 503606 at http://www.advocate.com Russia Fails to Block Same-Sex Spousal Benefits for U.N. Employees http://www.advocate.com/world/2015/03/30/russia-fails-block-same-sex-spousal-benefits-un-employees <!--paging_filter--><p>Much to the chagrin of some of the world's most homophobic governments, lesbian, gay and bisexual staffers at the United Nations will be able to share benefits with their same-sex spouses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2015/03/30/russia-fails-block-same-sex-spousal-benefits-un-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Russia United Nations World Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:50:44 +0000 Thom Senzee 503511 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: DOMA Rises From the Dead in Texas http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2015/03/30/watch-doma-rises-dead-texas <!--paging_filter--><p>Even though the Supreme Court overturned a key provision of DOMA, Texas just successfully cited the law to block gay couples from getting family and medical leave.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2015/03/30/watch-doma-rises-dead-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality DOMA Texas Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:01:36 +0000 Matt Baume 503546 at http://www.advocate.com Original Intent of Indiana-Type Laws Has Been Warped http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/30/original-intent-indiana-type-laws-has-been-warped <!--paging_filter--><p>Originally, "Religious Freedom Restoration" acts were championed by liberal-leaning politicians and organizations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/30/original-intent-indiana-type-laws-has-been-warped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:50:23 +0000 Matt Baume 503536 at http://www.advocate.com Indiana Scrambling to 'Clarify' Discriminatory Law http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/28/indiana-scrambling-clarify-discriminatory-law <!--paging_filter--><p>Gov. Mike Pence has said he was 'proud' to sign the 'religious freedom' bill and promised that 'we're not going to change the law,' but members of his own party are in full damage-control mode.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/28/indiana-scrambling-clarify-discriminatory-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:02:50 +0000 Matt Baume 503466 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Angelina Jolie's Choice Bolsters the Trans Argument http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/03/30/op-ed-angelina-jolies-choice-bolsters-trans-argument <!--paging_filter--><p>Your body is not your gender, as the movie star has demonstrated.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/03/30/op-ed-angelina-jolies-choice-bolsters-trans-argument" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Commentary Arts & Entertainment Health Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:15:21 +0000 Brynn Tannehill 503361 at http://www.advocate.com Contemporary Ceramics: Glazed, Fired, and Queer http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2015/03/30/contemporary-ceramics-glazed-fired-and-queer <!--paging_filter--><p>'Sexual Politics: Gender, Sexuality, and Queerness in Contemporary Ceramics' is the vessel for personal expression in this exhibit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2015/03/30/contemporary-ceramics-glazed-fired-and-queer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:00:37 +0000 Christopher Harrity 501741 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Why These Methodist Ministers Support Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/03/30/op-ed-why-these-methodist-ministers-support-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>Married Methodist pastors Tom and Jan Harry discuss their daughter's coming-out, her wedding, and why her marriage deserves respect.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/03/30/op-ed-why-these-methodist-ministers-support-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality PFLAG U.S. Supreme Court Commentary Families Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:31 +0000 Tom and Jan Harry 502946 at http://www.advocate.com Alan Cumming Is Bisexual β€” And You Might Be Too http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2015/03/30/alan-cumming-bisexual-and-you-might-be-too <!--paging_filter--><p>The award-winning actor of <em>The Good Wife</em> and&nbsp;<em>Cabaret</em>&nbsp;is always candid about his life, including in a new memoir.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2015/03/30/alan-cumming-bisexual-and-you-might-be-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality film Spotlight television Theater People Arts & Entertainment Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:00:50 +0000 Adam Sandel 503071 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Why Labeling Others As 'Privileged' Isn't Helping Trans Activists http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/03/30/op-ed-why-labeling-others-privileged-isnt-helping-trans-activists <!--paging_filter--><p>Privilege is very real. But the way transgender people currently talk about it with potential allies is creating more divisions than bridges.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/03/30/op-ed-why-labeling-others-privileged-isnt-helping-trans-activists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Commentary Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:00:10 +0000 Michelle Wolf 503251 at http://www.advocate.com Jamie Foxx Called Out for Crossing Line on Bruce Jenner Jokes http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/03/30/jamie-foxx-called-out-crossing-line-bruce-jenner-jokes <!--paging_filter--><p>The jokes lit up social media and made headlines on entertainment sites from <em>TMZ</em> to <em>People</em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/03/30/jamie-foxx-called-out-crossing-line-bruce-jenner-jokes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Transgender Arts & Entertainment Comedy Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:55:23 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503551 at http://www.advocate.com Tim Cook on Standing Up to Discrimination: 'It’s Time for All of Us' http://www.advocate.com/business/2015/03/29/tim-cook-standing-discrimination-it-s-time-all-us <!--paging_filter--><p>The economy will be damaged in places where license to discriminate laws move forward, he warns.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2015/03/29/tim-cook-standing-discrimination-it-s-time-all-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Tim Cook Politics Business Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:42:57 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503526 at http://www.advocate.com Is This Photo Proof Mike Pence Knew RFRA Discriminates Against LGBTs? http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/photo-proof-mike-pence-knew-rfra-discriminates-against-lgbts <!--paging_filter--><p>A closer look at who attended a private signing ceremony finds some cheerleaders for discrimination.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/photo-proof-mike-pence-knew-rfra-discriminates-against-lgbts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:33:07 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503516 at http://www.advocate.com Butler University President Says Lawmakers Damaged Indiana http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/butler-university-president-says-lawmakers-damaged-indiana <!--paging_filter--><p>Would you feel welcome at Indiana colleges and universities?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/butler-university-president-says-lawmakers-damaged-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Education Indiana Politics Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:22:55 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503501 at http://www.advocate.com Charles Barkley: Move Final Four Out of Indiana http://www.advocate.com/sports/2015/03/29/charles-barkley-move-final-four-out-indiana <!--paging_filter--><p>Should big sports events leave states where it's legal to discriminate against LGBT fans and players?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2015/03/29/charles-barkley-move-final-four-out-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana NBA Politics Business Sports Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:59:23 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503496 at http://www.advocate.com The Only 2 Things to Know Out of Mike Pence's Dissembling Interview http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/only-2-things-know-out-mike-pences-dissembling-interview <!--paging_filter--><p>Don't bother asking Governor Mike Pence if Indiana's new law lets businesses discriminate against LGBT people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/only-2-things-know-out-mike-pences-dissembling-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Business Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:30:11 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503471 at http://www.advocate.com 9 Ugly Faces of HIV Stigma http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/03/29/9-ugly-faces-hiv-stigma <!--paging_filter--><p>Stigma doesn't mean the same thing to everyone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/03/29/9-ugly-faces-hiv-stigma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tyler Curry HIV & AIDS Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:00:55 +0000 Tyler Curry 502326 at http://www.advocate.com Backlash Continues: Angie's List Cancels Indiana Expansion http://www.advocate.com/business/2015/03/28/backlash-continues-angies-list-cancels-indiana-expansion <!--paging_filter--><p>The tech company was ready to break ground on a new project but just pulled its plans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2015/03/28/backlash-continues-angies-list-cancels-indiana-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Business Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:39:53 +0000 Lucas Grindley 503446 at http://www.advocate.com POLL: Even Republicans Say Marriage Equality Hasn't Affected Them http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2015/03/28/poll-even-republicans-say-marriage-equality-hasnt-affected-the <!--paging_filter--><p>Despite doom-and-gloom predictions, most Floridians don't mind having the freedom to marry.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2015/03/28/poll-even-republicans-say-marriage-equality-hasnt-affected-the" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Florida Politics Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:04:39 +0000 Matt Baume 503436 at http://www.advocate.com These Indiana Events Need to Relocate to a New State http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/28/these-indiana-events-need-relocate-new-state <!--paging_filter--><p>It's not just Gen Con and the NCAA. Indiana is home to lots of major events β€” or at least, it was.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/28/these-indiana-events-need-relocate-new-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Business Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:11:34 +0000 Matt Baume 503421 at http://www.advocate.com After Indiana, 23 More States Could Pass Discrimination Bills http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/after-indiana-23-more-states-could-pass-discrimination-bills <!--paging_filter--><p>Indiana's only the beginning: bills to deny services to LGBTs have appeared in two dozen states under the guise of 'religious freedom.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/03/29/after-indiana-23-more-states-could-pass-discrimination-bills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Indiana Politics Business Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:05:43 +0000 Matt Baume 503406 at http://www.advocate.com 6 Bad Behaviors for HIV-Positive People http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/03/28/6-bad-behaviors-hiv-positive-people <!--paging_filter--><p>You can still live a long life with HIV, but it comes with some complications.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/03/28/6-bad-behaviors-hiv-positive-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tyler Curry HIV & AIDS Health Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:00:59 +0000 Tyler Curry 502966 at http://www.advocate.com