Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en In Their Own Words: Men of Color Explain Why They Take PrEP http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/22/their-own-words-men-color-explain-why-they-take-prep <!--paging_filter--><p>Find out why these gay and bi men of color have decided to go on PrEP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/22/their-own-words-men-color-explain-why-they-take-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Health Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:10:45 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 453033 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: We Must End PrEP Segregation http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-we-must-end-prep-segregation <!--paging_filter--><p>Gay and bi men of color must be given every option to help end an epidemic that affects us all.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-we-must-end-prep-segregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Commentary Health Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:05:23 +0000 Mathew Rodriguez 453338 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: 22 Reasons Queer History Is Important http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-22-reasons-queer-history-important <!--paging_filter--><p>Here are just a few of the reasons we need LGBT history taught in our schools and remembered in our daily lives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-22-reasons-queer-history-important" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Politics Commentary Youth Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:00:31 +0000 Sarah Prager 448720 at http://www.advocate.com EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Hudson Raises Her Voice for Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/22/exclusive-jennifer-hudson-raises-her-voice-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>Jennifer Hudson has joined forces with W Hotels and the Human Rights Campaign for a new initiative fighting for marriage equality across all 50 states.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/22/exclusive-jennifer-hudson-raises-her-voice-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Music People Arts & Entertainment Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jase Peeples 453418 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: The First Same-Sex Marriages in Wyoming http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/22/photos-first-same-sex-marriages-wyoming <!--paging_filter--><p>Wyoming's attorney general opted not to appeal a district court ruling in favor of marriage equality, and that cleared the way for these images of happy couples marrying on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/22/photos-first-same-sex-marriages-wyoming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Wyoming Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:03 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 453419 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: The Moving History of a Gay Jewish Congregation http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/22/photos-moving-history-gay-jewish-congregation <!--paging_filter--><p>The book <em>Changing Lives, Making History: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah</em> is a testament to LGBT love, spirituality, and persistence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/22/photos-moving-history-gay-jewish-congregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Books Pride Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:23 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 453319 at http://www.advocate.com BREAKING: Federal Judge Upholds Puerto Rico Marriage Ban http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/breaking-federal-judge-upholds-puerto-rico-marriage-ban <!--paging_filter--><p>Going against the tide of decisions for marriage equality, the judge goes so far as to invoke incest and polygamy in his ruling.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/breaking-federal-judge-upholds-puerto-rico-marriage-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Puerto Rico Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:33:32 +0000 Trudy Ring 453476 at http://www.advocate.com EXCLUSIVE: U.K. Documentary 'Patchwork' Puts Spotlight on Trans Love http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/21/exclusive-uk-documentary-patchwork-puts-spotlight-trans-love <!--paging_filter--><p>In this exclusive clip from the upcoming trans-focused British documentary series <em>Patchwork</em>, lovebirds Darcy and Rosa talk about 13 years of partnered bliss through and beyond gender transition.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/21/exclusive-uk-documentary-patchwork-puts-spotlight-trans-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Transgender Arts & Entertainment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:47:41 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 453401 at http://www.advocate.com Alaska Couples Finally Able to Legally Marry http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/alaska-couples-finally-able-legally-marry <!--paging_filter--><p>After becoming one of the first U.S. states to ban same-sex marriage via constitutional amendment in 1998, Alaska embraced the freedom to marry Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/alaska-couples-finally-able-legally-marry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:39:34 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 453383 at http://www.advocate.com Cowboys Release Michael Sam http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/21/cowboys-release-michael-sam <!--paging_filter--><p>The Cowboys gave the first out gay man drafted in the NFL his walking papers today.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/21/cowboys-release-michael-sam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Michael Sam NFL Sports Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:18:03 +0000 Trudy Ring 453382 at http://www.advocate.com S.C. Congressional Candidate: Beware of Gay 'Gremlins' http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2014/10/21/sc-congressional-candidate-beware-gay-gremlins <!--paging_filter--><p>Same-sex couples seeking marriage rights are 'Gremlins that will only destroy our way of life,' says Republican candidate Anthony Culler.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2014/10/21/sc-congressional-candidate-beware-gay-gremlins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election South Carolina Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:37:20 +0000 Trudy Ring 453364 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Alan Cumming on Getting 'Whacked' By Shia LaBeouf http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/21/watch-alan-cumming-getting-whacked-shia-labeouf <!--paging_filter--><p>The<em> Cabaret</em> star liked that LaBeouf called him 'the sexiest man I've ever seen.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/21/watch-alan-cumming-getting-whacked-shia-labeouf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:09:47 +0000 Brandon Voss 453343 at http://www.advocate.com As Advocates Gather in D.C., Pelosi Endorses Trans Military Service http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/10/21/advocates-gather-dc-pelosi-endorses-trans-military-service <!--paging_filter--><p>This week House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi became one of the first politicians to officially come out in support of trans people serving openly in the U.S. military.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/10/21/advocates-gather-dc-pelosi-endorses-trans-military-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Military Ban Military Politicians Transgender Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:49:41 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 453248 at http://www.advocate.com Analysis: Nope, Same-Sex Marriage Doesn't Dissuade Straight People from Getting Married http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/analysis-nope-same-sex-marriage-doesnt-dissuade-straight-peopl <!--paging_filter--><p>An analysis of European countries and American states proves that marriage equality has no effect on the rate of opposite-sex marriages.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/analysis-nope-same-sex-marriage-doesnt-dissuade-straight-peopl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Media Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:30:47 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 453282 at http://www.advocate.com Playwright Responds to North Carolina High School That Canceled Play Due to Gay Scene http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/21/playwright-responds-north-carolina-high-school-canceled-play-d <!--paging_filter--><p>John Cariani has released a powerful statement about a student production of <em>Almost, Maine</em>&nbsp;deemed inappropriate for 'sexually-explicit overtones and multiple sexual innuendos.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/21/playwright-responds-north-carolina-high-school-canceled-play-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 453051 at http://www.advocate.com Myth or Truth: Can We Give Up Condoms? http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/21/myth-or-truth-can-we-give-condoms <!--paging_filter--><p>Today's myth or truth: Does PrEP mean we can dispense with condoms?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/21/myth-or-truth-can-we-give-condoms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP Truth About PrEP Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:45:26 +0000 Trudy Ring 453068 at http://www.advocate.com Michael Sam, Cowboys Welcome Lull in Media Attention http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/21/michael-sam-cowboys-welcome-lull-media-attention <!--paging_filter--><p>The Cowboys practice squad member has stayed out of the media spotlight since the regular season began.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/21/michael-sam-cowboys-welcome-lull-media-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Michael Sam NFL Media Sports Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:21:38 +0000 Annie Hollenbeck 453069 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: L.A. Public Schools Stand Against Bullying in Sports http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/21/watch-la-public-schools-stand-against-bullying-sports <!--paging_filter--><p>The school district this year, through its Out for Safe Schools initiative, is setting out to make athletics a welcoming environment for LGBT students.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/21/watch-la-public-schools-stand-against-bullying-sports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Los Angeles Sports Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:05:21 +0000 Annie Hollenbeck 453070 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Be a Lady, Not a Tramp http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/21/op-ed-be-lady-not-tramp <!--paging_filter--><p>Gay Days Disneyland is no place to be supercalifragilisticexpialislutty.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/21/op-ed-be-lady-not-tramp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Families Travel Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:00:57 +0000 Levi Chambers 452706 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: Diverse Trans* Beauty All Year Long http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/photography/2014/10/21/photos-diverse-trans-beauty-all-year-long <!--paging_filter--><p>The Trans* Calendar Project kicks off its third year of creating trans photography hung on walls worldwide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/photography/2014/10/21/photos-diverse-trans-beauty-all-year-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Photography Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:22 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 445537 at http://www.advocate.com Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Catholic Who Suddenly Wants to Be Friends http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/21/last-minute-gift-ideas-catholic-who-suddenly-wants-be-friends <!--paging_filter--><p>Leaked by Seth Meyers last week, here is <em>The Advocate</em>'s list of gift ideas for our newfound Catholic friends.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/21/last-minute-gift-ideas-catholic-who-suddenly-wants-be-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Catholic Church Comedy Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:07 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 452922 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: How the Voices of Children Have Helped Turn the Tide on Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/21/op-ed-how-voices-children-have-helped-turn-tide-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>Millions of children across the country helped make marriage equality a reality in so many homes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/21/op-ed-how-voices-children-have-helped-turn-tide-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Family Equality Council Commentary Families Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:26 +0000 Gabriel Blau 452998 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: The First Weddings in Arizona http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/photos-first-weddings-arizona <!--paging_filter--><p>A ruling on Friday that Arizona's marriage ban violates the U.S. Constitution cleared the way for these joyful images.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/21/photos-first-weddings-arizona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Arizona Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:52 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 452959 at http://www.advocate.com Christopher Makos and the Convergence of Trash and Beauty http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/21/christopher-makos-and-convergence-trash-and-beauty <!--paging_filter--><p>From the elegant sneer of Matt Dillon's upper lip to the raw sexuality of Kelly Klein's horse's neck, Christopher Makos captured everything.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/21/christopher-makos-and-convergence-trash-and-beauty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Photography Arts & Entertainment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:34 +0000 Christopher Harrity 451925 at http://www.advocate.com Global Megachurch Pastor Backtracks on Gay-Supportive Comments http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/20/global-megachurch-pastor-backtracks-gay-supportive-comments <!--paging_filter--><p>Brian Houston, senior pastor of Hillsong Church, says his sympathetic comments don't mean he supports same-sex marriage or strays from the traditional Christian view of homosexuality.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/20/global-megachurch-pastor-backtracks-gay-supportive-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Christianity Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:24:36 +0000 Trudy Ring 452978 at http://www.advocate.com