Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en Does Tommy Hilfiger Support PrEP? http://www.advocate.com/fashion/2014/11/28/does-tommy-hilfiger-support-prep <!--paging_filter--><p>A new t-shirt from designer Tommy Hilfiger could have a double meaning for some LGBT customers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/fashion/2014/11/28/does-tommy-hilfiger-support-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion HIV & AIDS Health Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:02:16 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 468379 at http://www.advocate.com REPORT: New Defense Dept. Policy Could Allow for Open Trans Service http://www.advocate.com/politics/military/2014/11/28/report-new-defense-dept-policy-could-allow-open-trans-service <!--paging_filter--><p>New policy changes to military regulations within the Department of Defense could allow transgender members to serve in the military, contends a new report from the Palm Center.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/military/2014/11/28/report-new-defense-dept-policy-could-allow-open-trans-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Transgender Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:02:09 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 468310 at http://www.advocate.com 167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed, Protestors Demand Justice http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/28/167-indian-trans-women-arbitrarily-jailed-protestors-demand-justice <!--paging_filter--><p>The day after Bangalore's pride parade, 167 hijra were detained under an anti-begging law in a move advocates consider a targeted assault against the women's gender identities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/28/167-indian-trans-women-arbitrarily-jailed-protestors-demand-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> India World Transgender Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:31:32 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 468328 at http://www.advocate.com Marriage Equality Comes to Finland http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/28/marriage-equality-comes-finland <!--paging_filter--><p>In a vote of 105 — 92, Finland’s parliament granted equal marriage rights to same-sex couples Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/28/marriage-equality-comes-finland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality World Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:42:24 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 468327 at http://www.advocate.com The Importance Of Being Alan http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/11/28/importance-being-alan <!--paging_filter--><p>Alan Turing brought the Nazi effort to its knees by deciphering its uncrackable Enigma Machine. The new biopic breaths life into this original gay geek.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/11/28/importance-being-alan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Technology Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:00:24 +0000 Michelle Garcia 467681 at http://www.advocate.com In the Galleries: Peregrine Honig http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/11/28/galleries-peregrine-honig <!--paging_filter--><p>Peregrine Honig’s latest solo exhibition, “Unicorn,” at Haw Contemporary challenges our sexual and digital identities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/11/28/galleries-peregrine-honig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Christopher Harrity 466769 at http://www.advocate.com 6 Ways Same-Sex Married Couples Can Prepare for Tax Time http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/11/28/6-ways-same-sex-married-couples-can-prepare-tax-time <!--paging_filter--><p>This is the first year that some same-sex couples will be able to file federal taxes jointly. Here are a few ways to make sure you keep your fair share.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/11/28/6-ways-same-sex-married-couples-can-prepare-tax-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRS Commentary Business Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:55:15 +0000 David Rae 467590 at http://www.advocate.com Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Health Scare But Is Home for Thanksgiving http://www.advocate.com/politics/2014/11/27/ruth-bader-ginsburg-has-health-scare-home-thanksgiving <!--paging_filter--><p>The oldest member of the Supreme Court gave court watchers a scare.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2014/11/27/ruth-bader-ginsburg-has-health-scare-home-thanksgiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ruth Bader Ginsburg U.S. Supreme Court Politics Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:12:19 +0000 Lucas Grindley 468068 at http://www.advocate.com Holding Out for a Gay Hero http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/11/27/holding-out-gay-hero <!--paging_filter--><p>Are we bucking the cinematic miserable-queers trope at last?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/11/27/holding-out-gay-hero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Current Issue Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:20:01 +0000 Michael Musto 458926 at http://www.advocate.com Michigan AG Asks Supreme Court To Skip Ruling on Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/11/27/michigan-ag-asks-supreme-court-skip-ruling-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a petition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to leave the decision for marriage equality to voters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/11/27/michigan-ag-asks-supreme-court-skip-ruling-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Michigan U.S. Supreme Court Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:50:10 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 467253 at http://www.advocate.com U.S. Issues First Response to Gambia's New 'Jail-the-Gays' Law http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/27/us-issues-first-response-gambias-new-jail-gays-law <!--paging_filter--><p>The State Department says it's "disappointed" in President Jammeh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/27/us-issues-first-response-gambias-new-jail-gays-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:00:16 +0000 Thom Senzee 467270 at http://www.advocate.com Art on the Edge in a Warm Climate http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/11/27/art-edge-warm-climate <!--paging_filter--><p>The Queer Biennial I in Miami — running alongside Art Basel — looks fun, risky, and cool.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/11/27/art-edge-warm-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:00:33 +0000 Christopher Harrity 467195 at http://www.advocate.com Trans Man's Speech Dedicated to Trans Women of Color http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/11/27/trans-mans-speech-dedicated-trans-women-color <!--paging_filter--><p>Trans women are being killed in the streets. What are we doing about it?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/11/27/trans-mans-speech-dedicated-trans-women-color" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Crime Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:00:55 +0000 Blue Montana 466997 at http://www.advocate.com Richard Blanco Talks Pilgrims, Poetry, and His Princely New Memoir http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/11/27/richard-blanco-talks-pilgrims-poetry-and-his-princely-new-memoir <!--paging_filter--><p>The gay inaugural poet shares insights on identity, immigration, and his new coming-of-age memoir, <em>The Prince of Los Cocuyos.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/11/27/richard-blanco-talks-pilgrims-poetry-and-his-princely-new-memoir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Arts & Entertainment Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:30:04 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 467272 at http://www.advocate.com Book Excerpt: Richard Blanco's First 'San Giving' http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/11/27/book-excerpt-richard-blancos-first-san-giving <!--paging_filter--><p>The first out inaugural poet shares a childhood memory of a Thanksgiving Day with a Cuban twist in his new memoir, <em>The Prince of Los Cocuyos.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/11/27/book-excerpt-richard-blancos-first-san-giving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Commentary Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:30:11 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 465673 at http://www.advocate.com Why the Mississippi Marriage Win Is Our Most Important Yet http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/11/26/why-mississippi-marriage-win-our-most-important-yet <!--paging_filter--><p>A federal judge overturned Mississippi's marriage ban this week, in a ruling heavily influenced by DOMA-busting lawyer Robbie Kaplan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/11/26/why-mississippi-marriage-win-our-most-important-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Mississippi Roberta Kaplan Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:17:00 +0000 Matt Baume 467647 at http://www.advocate.com Ugandan Lawmaker Promises Homophobia for the Holidays — Again http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/26/ugandan-lawmaker-promises-homophobia-holidays-again <!--paging_filter--><p>Recalling a promise made by another parliamentarian in 2012, a Ugandan legislator says the nation will get a new 'jail the gays' act just in time for Christmas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/11/26/ugandan-lawmaker-promises-homophobia-holidays-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Uganda World Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:58:31 +0000 Thom Senzee 466880 at http://www.advocate.com Texas AG: Same-Sex Couples' Request to Marry 'Untimely, Out of Order' http://www.advocate.com/%5Bprimary-topic-path-raw%5D/2014/11/26/texas-ag-same-sex-couples-request-marry-untimely-out-order <!--paging_filter--><p>Texas attorney general (and governor-elect) Greg Abbott makes his feelings about gay and lesbian couples' requests to marry immediately known in his latest legal filing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/%5Bprimary-topic-path-raw%5D/2014/11/26/texas-ag-same-sex-couples-request-marry-untimely-out-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Texas Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:36:40 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 467630 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Marriage Equality Endangers 'Soul of America,' Says Huckabee http://www.advocate.com/politics/2014/11/26/watch-marriage-equality-endangers-soul-america-says-huckabee <!--paging_filter--><p>Mike Huckabee made the statement in a speech laced with Holocaust references after leading a tour of concentration camps in Poland.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2014/11/26/watch-marriage-equality-endangers-soul-america-says-huckabee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Politics Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:33:00 +0000 Trudy Ring 467629 at http://www.advocate.com STUDY: Gay Sex Helps Humans Bond and Survive http://www.advocate.com/health/2014/11/26/study-gay-sex-helps-humans-bond-and-survive <!--paging_filter--><p>A new study indicates that same-sex relationships may play a crucial role in forming bonds that benefit humanity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/2014/11/26/study-gay-sex-helps-humans-bond-and-survive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:30:21 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 467609 at http://www.advocate.com Another Lap for Michael Phelps’s Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/11/26/another-lap-michael-phelps%E2%80%99s-self-proclaimed-girlfriend <!--paging_filter--><p>The intersex 'cougar' has been the focus of uninformed tabloid coverage, but she appears to have willingly stepped into the spotlight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/11/26/another-lap-michael-phelps%E2%80%99s-self-proclaimed-girlfriend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intersex Media Sports Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:52:23 +0000 Dawn Ennis 467343 at http://www.advocate.com Florida Republican Makes Another Attempt at Pro-LGBT Rights Bill http://www.advocate.com/florida/2014/11/26/florida-republican-makes-another-attempt-pro-lgbt-rights-bill <!--paging_filter--><p>Republican state representative Holly Raschien helped bridge the gap to file the employment nondiscrimination bill that has failed several times.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/florida/2014/11/26/florida-republican-makes-another-attempt-pro-lgbt-rights-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Politics Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:42:45 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 467537 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Ariz. Activist Convicted of 'Walking While Trans' Will Appeal http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/11/26/watch-ariz-activist-convicted-walking-while-trans-will-appeal <!--paging_filter--><p>After being found guilty of 'manifesting prostitution,' advocate Monica Jones is pushing back against the law that she contends is unconstitutionally vague and targets trans women of color.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/11/26/watch-ariz-activist-convicted-walking-while-trans-will-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACLU Arizona Transgender Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:31:36 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 467161 at http://www.advocate.com Small Business http://www.advocate.com/business/advocate-money-minute/2014/11/26/small-business <!--paging_filter--><p>Dream of being your own boss? Our Money Minute experts can help you turn an idea into a profitable business.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/advocate-money-minute/2014/11/26/small-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advocate Money Minute Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:28:53 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 467570 at http://www.advocate.com Prime Time 25: LGBT Seniors Making a Difference http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/people/2014/11/26/prime-time-25-lgbt-seniors-making-difference <!--paging_filter--><p>These 25 LGBT achievers over 65 are proving that a person can change the world at any age.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/people/2014/11/26/prime-time-25-lgbt-seniors-making-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics People Arts & Entertainment Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:00:14 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 464089 at http://www.advocate.com