Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en PHOTOS: Men of the Outback http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/books/2014/11/01/photos-men-outback <!--paging_filter--><p>Paul Freeman's series of photo books of extraordinarily beautiful men in the Australian Outback have a new edition: <em>Dusk</em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/books/2014/11/01/photos-men-outback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Photography Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:00:50 +0000 Christopher Harrity 457195 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to TIm Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/10/31/watch-many-positive-reactions-tim-cooks-coming-out-%E2%80%94-and-one-truly-horrid- <!--paging_filter--><p>Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/10/31/watch-many-positive-reactions-tim-cooks-coming-out-%E2%80%94-and-one-truly-horrid-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tim Cook Media Business Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:48:07 +0000 Dawn Ennis 457398 at http://www.advocate.com Indian Woman Uses Spycam to Have Husband Arrested for Gay Sex http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/31/indian-woman-uses-spycam-have-husband-arrested-gay-sex <!--paging_filter--><p>A 32-year-old Indian man was arrested for homosexuality, despite judicial assurances that reinstatement of a Colonial-era antigay law wouldn't cause arrests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/31/indian-woman-uses-spycam-have-husband-arrested-gay-sex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> India World Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:52:46 +0000 Thom Senzee 457324 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Why We're Still Waiting for Gay Hollywood to Talk About PrEP http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/op-ed-why-were-still-waiting-gay-hollywood-talk-about-prep <!--paging_filter--><p>When will PrEP have its Magic Johnson moment?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/op-ed-why-were-still-waiting-gay-hollywood-talk-about-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Commentary Arts & Entertainment Health Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:44:45 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 456948 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: NOM Targets Ark. Dem. Who Opposes Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/31/watch-nom-targets-ark-dem-who-opposes-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>Being of two Senate Democrats who don't support marriage equality isn't antigay enough for the National Organization for Marriage's campaign in Arkansas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/31/watch-nom-targets-ark-dem-who-opposes-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Arkansas Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:04:50 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 457306 at http://www.advocate.com Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/31/catholic-universities-draw-bishops-ire-over-benefits-same-sex-spouses <!--paging_filter--><p>The Roman Catholic hierarchy is not pleased with decisions by universities, including Creighton and Notre Dame, to offer benefits to same-sex spouses of employees.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/31/catholic-universities-draw-bishops-ire-over-benefits-same-sex-spouses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Education Roman Catholic Church Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:54:06 +0000 Stevie St. John 457280 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Texas Youth Says He Was Attacked for Being Gay http://www.advocate.com/hate-crimes/2014/10/31/watch-texas-youth-says-he-was-attacked-being-gay <!--paging_filter--><p>The teen says he was lured to a skate park, where he was kicked, punched, and called 'faggot' and 'booty lover.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/hate-crimes/2014/10/31/watch-texas-youth-says-he-was-attacked-being-gay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hate Crimes Texas Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:38:21 +0000 Trudy Ring 457302 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Is Canadian Transgender Surgical Care Really Accessible? http://www.advocate.com/health/2014/10/31/watch-canadian-transgender-surgical-care-really-accessible <!--paging_filter--><p>Trans residents of British Columbia are rallying this weekend to draw attention to their province's years-long wait lists for state-covered gender-affirming surgeries.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/2014/10/31/watch-canadian-transgender-surgical-care-really-accessible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Transgender Health Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:59:24 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 456777 at http://www.advocate.com Rich Ross Named Discovery Channel President http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/10/31/rich-ross-named-discovery-channel-president <!--paging_filter--><p>The former chairman of the Walt Disney Studios will join Discovery in January 2015</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/10/31/rich-ross-named-discovery-channel-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:46:31 +0000 Jerry Portwood 457282 at http://www.advocate.com David Hyde Pierce to Direct David Burtka on Broadway http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/30/david-hyde-pierce-direct-david-burtka-broadway <!--paging_filter--><p><em>It Shoulda Been You</em>, a new wedding-themed musical comedy&nbsp;cowritten by Pierce's husband, will open this spring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/30/david-hyde-pierce-direct-david-burtka-broadway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:05:09 +0000 Brandon Voss 456691 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Russell Brand Wishes He Were Bisexual http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2014/10/31/russell-brand-wishes-he-was-bisexual <!--paging_filter--><p>The British comedian says his heterosexuality is 'tedious.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2014/10/31/russell-brand-wishes-he-was-bisexual" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:48:12 +0000 Eliel Cruz 456477 at http://www.advocate.com Hot Sheet: October 31, 2014 http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/hot-sheet/2014/10/31/hot-sheet-october-31-2014 <!--paging_filter--><p>Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include the dark side of Angelina Jolie, Aretha Franklin, a real American hero, and a horny Daniel Radcliffe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/hot-sheet/2014/10/31/hot-sheet-october-31-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Halloween Music Theater Hot Sheet Books Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:41:25 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 456884 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Drag Racers Sound Off on Their Favorite Scary Movie http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/31/watch-drag-racers-sound-their-favorite-scary-movie <!--paging_filter--><p>Which films made these queens scream?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/31/watch-drag-racers-sound-their-favorite-scary-movie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> RuPaul Arts & Entertainment Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:17:12 +0000 Jase Peeples 457261 at http://www.advocate.com #31DaysOfPrEP: Ways to Spur Social Conversation http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/31daysofprep <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Need a primer on PrEP? Here's 31 things to know.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.advocate.com/sites/all/modules/modules-contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sites/advocate.com/files/prep_slideshowleadx400.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=25211">prep_slideshowleadx400.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Health Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:59:03 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 457196 at http://www.advocate.com Why Michael Weinstein Gets Blamed for PrEP Myths http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/why-michael-weinstein-gets-blamed-prep-myths <!--paging_filter--><p>Michael Weinstein was a pioneer in fighting the stigma around HIV since the early 1980s. So why are people so upset with his activism these days?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/why-michael-weinstein-gets-blamed-prep-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP California Los Angeles HIV & AIDS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:08:45 +0000 Michelle Garcia 456498 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: To Sperm or Not to Sperm http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/31/op-ed-sperm-or-not-sperm <!--paging_filter--><p>How an average gay man made peace with his looks and embraced his basic appearance.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/31/op-ed-sperm-or-not-sperm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Families Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:00:14 +0000 Brian Andersen 456935 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: It Is Time to End Bottom-Shaming http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/op-ed-it-time-end-bottom-shaming <!--paging_filter--><p>Why shaming bottoms allows HIV to keep spreading.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/op-ed-it-time-end-bottom-shaming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP Love and Sex Commentary Health Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:00:56 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 448367 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Meet the Gay Couple Who Challenged Singapore's Sodomy Ban http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/31/watch-meet-gay-couple-who-challenged-singapores-sodomy-ban <!--paging_filter--><p>In a prosperous, West-leaning land of contradictions and paradoxes, Singapore's Supreme Court just let an archaic antigay sodomy law stand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/31/watch-meet-gay-couple-who-challenged-singapores-sodomy-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:00:13 +0000 Thom Senzee 456883 at http://www.advocate.com Ask a Doctor: What's Stopping Us From Talking About PrEP? http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/ask-doctor-whats-stopping-us-talking-about-prep <!--paging_filter--><p>So much contributes to why gay and bi men aren't talking about PrEP, including stigma and myths about its effects, says Frank Spinelli, MD.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/31/ask-doctor-whats-stopping-us-talking-about-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Health Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 456882 at http://www.advocate.com Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/houston-mayor-withdraws-subpoenas-issued-antigay-pastors <!--paging_filter--><p>The subpoenas have drawn much wrath from the right, but Mayor Annise Parker said she was not giving in to critics but serving the best interest of Houston.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/houston-mayor-withdraws-subpoenas-issued-antigay-pastors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Annise Parker Houston Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:25:10 +0000 Trudy Ring 456936 at http://www.advocate.com Report: Couple Refuses Deal in Torture Case http://www.advocate.com/crime/2014/10/30/report-couple-refuses-deal-torture-case <!--paging_filter--><p>A mother and boyfriend charged with the torture and murder of an 8-year-old boy were reportedly offered a plea deal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/crime/2014/10/30/report-couple-refuses-deal-torture-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Crime Youth Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:55:21 +0000 Michelle Garcia 456025 at http://www.advocate.com Ask a Doctor Why He Supports PrEP http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/30/ask-doctor-why-he-supports-prep <!--paging_filter--><p>There's no doubt that Gary Cohan, MD, is a supporter of PrEP for HIV prevention, and here's how things would go if you were his patient.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/30/ask-doctor-why-he-supports-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Health Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:48:31 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 452997 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Antigay Pastor Says 'Upscale Sodomites' Spread Ebola at Starbucks http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/watch-antigay-pastor-says-upscale-sodomites-spread-ebola-starbucks <!--paging_filter--><p>Yes, another crazed rant from Harlem minister James David Manning, who says Starbucks is 'ground zero' for Ebola.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/watch-antigay-pastor-says-upscale-sodomites-spread-ebola-starbucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:12:49 +0000 Trudy Ring 456881 at http://www.advocate.com LISTEN: Edie Windsor's Message for Fla. Gov. Rick Scott http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/30/listen-edie-windsors-message-fla-gov-rick-scott <!--paging_filter--><p>'I implore you to use the power of your office to allow loving couples to marry now in your state,' says the woman who defeated DOMA.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/30/listen-edie-windsors-message-fla-gov-rick-scott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality DOMA Edie Windsor Florida Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:44:45 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 456864 at http://www.advocate.com Murdered Indianapolis Trans Woman's Family Seeks Answers http://www.advocate.com/crime/2014/10/30/murdered-indianapolis-trans-womans-family-seeks-answers <!--paging_filter--><p>Tajshon 'Ashley' Sherman was found shot to death outside a housing complex, but police cannot yet determine how she got there and are searching for leads.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/crime/2014/10/30/murdered-indianapolis-trans-womans-family-seeks-answers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Crime Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:44:50 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 456801 at http://www.advocate.com