Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en Op-ed: Couples Invite Harm When They Don't Talk About HIV http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-couples-invite-harm-when-they-dont-talk-about-hiv <!--paging_filter--><p>Targeting same-sex couples could be the missing link in ending the spread of HIV in the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-couples-invite-harm-when-they-dont-talk-about-hiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Commentary Health Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:19 +0000 Rob Stephenson 453032 at http://www.advocate.com QUIZ: Are You Afraid of Gay PDA? http://www.advocate.com/health/love-and-sex/2014/10/23/quiz-are-you-afraid-gay-pda <!--paging_filter-->Take this quiz and share the results with your friends — if you dare.<p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/love-and-sex/2014/10/23/quiz-are-you-afraid-gay-pda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Love and Sex Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:07 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 451926 at http://www.advocate.com EXCLUSIVE: Bette Midler Covers TLC's 'Waterfalls' http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/23/exclusive-bette-midler-covers-tlcs-waterfalls <!--paging_filter--><p>The Divine Miss M delivers a stunning cover of TLC’s classic ‘Waterfalls,’ from her upcoming album <em>It’s the Girls.</em> Listen to the exclusive debut of the track on Advocate.com.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/23/exclusive-bette-midler-covers-tlcs-waterfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jase Peeples 453770 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Divided We Fall http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-divided-we-fall <!--paging_filter--><p>Finding common ground with a gun-loving guy in a pickup truck at 3 in the morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-divided-we-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Commentary Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:12 +0000 Dave Stalling 447539 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Gay Parents Create Quandary for Catholic Church, Says Fox Contributor http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/watch-gay-parents-create-quandary-catholic-church-says-fox-contributor <!--paging_filter--><p>Rev. Jonathan Morris seems to have qualms about welcoming children of gay parents, who are in what he calls 'irregular, difficult situations.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/watch-gay-parents-create-quandary-catholic-church-says-fox-contributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Fox News Roman Catholic Church Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Stevie St. John 453866 at http://www.advocate.com 69-Year-Old Brit Would Go Back to Hellish Moroccan Prison to Save Boyfriend http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/23/69-year-old-brit-would-go-back-hellish-moroccan-prison-save-boyfriend <!--paging_filter--><p>A moving interview with a gay U.K. tourist imprisoned for 19 days, plus international pundits make it clear: A now-tarnished Moroccan tourism industry must decide if it wants the country to be a destination for LGBT visitors or not.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/23/69-year-old-brit-would-go-back-hellish-moroccan-prison-save-boyfriend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:14:59 +0000 Thom Senzee 453829 at http://www.advocate.com Can PrEP Change the Global Fight Against HIV? http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/23/can-prep-change-global-fight-against-hiv <!--paging_filter--><p>Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, could help change the tide on new HIV infections worldwide. But that's only if the most at-risk populations can access the treatment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/23/can-prep-change-global-fight-against-hiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP World HIV & AIDS Health Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:11:20 +0000 Thom Senzee 451906 at http://www.advocate.com #TBT: Halloween Exhibitionism http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/23/tbt-halloween-exhibitionism <!--paging_filter--><p>You know how we feel about naked Santas ruining childhood dreams. Must you make Halloween slutty too? Here are some examples from the recent past.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/23/tbt-halloween-exhibitionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comedy Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:00:50 +0000 Christopher Harrity 453441 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: In Pat Robertson's Latest Diatribe, Gays Are 'Terrorists' http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/22/watch-pat-robertsons-latest-diatribe-gays-are-terrorists <!--paging_filter--><p>The right-wing televangelist adds to his string of homophobic hits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/22/watch-pat-robertsons-latest-diatribe-gays-are-terrorists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Pat Robertson Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:50:02 +0000 Stevie St. John 453849 at http://www.advocate.com Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees? http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/22/will-exxonmobil-finally-protect-lgbt-employees <!--paging_filter--><p>A fact-finding hearing in an Illinois investigation Tuesday was the first step toward uncovering whether the oil and gas giant's nondiscrimination policies actually include sexual orientation and gender identity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/22/will-exxonmobil-finally-protect-lgbt-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exxon Mobil Business Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:23:00 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 453832 at http://www.advocate.com 11 Irresistible Images of What Happened When Rome Recognized Same-Sex Marriages http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/22/11-irresistible-images-what-happened-when-rome-recognized-same-sex-marriages <!--paging_filter--><p>Rome's mayor defied the central government by performing a ceremony to register same-sex couples who were married abroad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/22/11-irresistible-images-what-happened-when-rome-recognized-same-sex-marriages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Italy World Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:50:58 +0000 Thom Senzee 453317 at http://www.advocate.com Idaho Gov. Begs Court to Reverse 'Bad Law' of Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/22/idaho-gov-begs-court-reverse-bad-law-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>A unanimous decision from a federal appeals court bringing marriage equality to Idaho 'appears to be judicial policymaking masquerading as law,' according to the governor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/22/idaho-gov-begs-court-reverse-bad-law-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Alliance Defending Freedom Idaho Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:45:12 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 453771 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Kansas Gov. Stands Behind Marriage Ban, Decries 'Liberal Judges' http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2014/10/22/watch-kansas-gov-stands-behind-marriage-ban-decries-liberal-judges <!--paging_filter--><p>Gov. Sam Brownback, a far-right Republican, says in a debate that he's standing for the will of the people and that opponent Paul Davis wouldn't.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2014/10/22/watch-kansas-gov-stands-behind-marriage-ban-decries-liberal-judges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Election Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:07:35 +0000 Trudy Ring 453769 at http://www.advocate.com Seat Filler: Our Guide to New York Theater for October 2014 http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/seat-filler/2014/10/22/seat-filler-our-guide-new-york-theater-october-201 <!--paging_filter--><p>Planning to see theater in NYC? Check out these five new LGBT-inclusive shows.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/seat-filler/2014/10/22/seat-filler-our-guide-new-york-theater-october-201" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seat Filler Arts & Entertainment Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:03:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 452347 at http://www.advocate.com N.C. Senate Leader Seeks to Let County Officials Opt Out of Same-Sex Marriages http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/22/nc-senate-leader-seeks-let-county-officials-opt-out-same-sex-m <!--paging_filter--><p>Phil Berger, a Republican state Senator, plans to introduce legislation to allow officials to refuse to handle same-sex marriages if they have religious objections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/22/nc-senate-leader-seeks-let-county-officials-opt-out-same-sex-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality North Carolina Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:00:40 +0000 Trudy Ring 453459 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: How Transparent Tried and Failed to Represent Trans Men http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-how-transparent-tried-and-failed-represent-trans-men <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Transparent</em> is both groundbreaking and problematic. But not for the reasons you've heard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-how-transparent-tried-and-failed-represent-trans-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> television Transgender Commentary Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:00:24 +0000 Cael Keegan 449829 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Calling Bisexuality a Phase Is Hurtful http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-calling-bisexuality-phase-hurtful <!--paging_filter--><p>Author Amy Leibowitz says celebrities who publicly claim bisexuality should be careful about calling it a phase.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/22/op-ed-calling-bisexuality-phase-hurtful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality Music Commentary Arts & Entertainment Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:24 +0000 Amy Leibowitz 451379 at http://www.advocate.com 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