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 Op-ed: It Doesn't Matter How Many Times Kim Davis Was Wed http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/09/04/op-ed-it-doesnt-matter-how-many-times-kim-davis-was-wed <!--paging_filter--><p>Would the Kentucky clerk's&nbsp;intransigence be more palatable if she were single?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/09/04/op-ed-it-doesnt-matter-how-many-times-kim-davis-was-wed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Commentary Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:15:00 +0000 Patrick Cordova 554086 at http://www.advocate.com Michael Musto Is Never Getting Married http://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2015/09/04/michael-musto-never-getting-married <!--paging_filter--><p>It’s a wonderful thing to have marriage equality, the writer contends, but you can leave him out of the archaic institution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2015/09/04/michael-musto-never-getting-married" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Michael Musto Current Issue Print Issue Fri, 04 Sep 2015 08:45:00 +0000 Michael Musto 554046 at http://www.advocate.com 20 Southern Decadence Dos and Don'ts http://www.advocate.com/travel/2015/09/04/20-southern-decadence-dos-and-donts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>The biggest gay party in the South is here. Read this before you hit Bourbon Street.</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/dontsanddontsleadx400.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=52537">dontsanddontsleadx400.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> Travel Fri, 04 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Kristen Becker 554126 at http://www.advocate.com Republicans Use Kim Davis to Score Points for President http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2015/09/03/republicans-use-kim-davis-score-points-president <!--paging_filter--><p>The Kentucky clerk is becoming the symbol of religious freedom that Republicans had been looking for.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2015/09/03/republicans-use-kim-davis-score-points-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Election Politics Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:59:23 +0000 Lucas Grindley 554296 at http://www.advocate.com Mike Huckabee Urges 'Free Kim Davis'; Others Call Her a Rosa Parks http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/mike-huckabee-urges-free-kim-davis-others-call-her-rosa-parks <!--paging_filter--><p>Right-wing politicians and pundits have found a hero and martyr in the Kentucky county clerk.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/mike-huckabee-urges-free-kim-davis-others-call-her-rosa-parks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality American Family Association Bryan Fischer Family Research Council Kentucky Mike Huckabee Tony Perkins Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:02:00 +0000 Trudy Ring 554281 at http://www.advocate.com Judge Denies Divorce, Blames Marriage Equality http://www.advocate.com/law/2015/09/03/judge-denies-divorce-blames-marriage-equality <!--paging_filter--><p>In a case of sour grapes, a Kentucky judge says&nbsp;<em>Obergefell v. Hodges</em> was partially to blame for his refusal to let a straight couple split.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/law/2015/09/03/judge-denies-divorce-blames-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Law Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:35:36 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 554251 at http://www.advocate.com New HHS Rule Could Change the Game for Trans Healthcare http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/new-hhs-rule-could-change-game-trans-healthcare <!--paging_filter--><p>In an unprecedented expansion of trans-inclusive protections, the Obama administration proposed a new federal rule to ensure trans-inclusive health care.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/new-hhs-rule-could-change-game-trans-healthcare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Health Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:12:00 +0000 Cleis Abeni 554246 at http://www.advocate.com Twitter Reacts to Kentucky Kim Davis's Arrest http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/twitter-reacts-kentucky-kim-daviss-arrest <!--paging_filter--><p>Kim Davis was taken into custody of U.S. Marshals on Thursday morning for contempt of court. Moments later, Twitter exploded.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/twitter-reacts-kentucky-kim-daviss-arrest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Kentucky Twitter Media Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:04:00 +0000 Alexander Cheves 554171 at http://www.advocate.com What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act's Trans Protections http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/what-you-need-know-about-affordable-care-acts-trans-protections <!--paging_filter--><p>Trans Latina health advocate Joanna Maria Cifredo dissects the work that must be done to combat transgender health disparities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/what-you-need-know-about-affordable-care-acts-trans-protections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Affordable Care Act Transgender Health Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:39:00 +0000 Cleis Abeni 554076 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Pat Robertson Says Gays Want All Opponents in Jail http://www.advocate.com/religion/2015/09/03/watch-pat-robertson-says-gays-want-all-opponents-jail <!--paging_filter--><p>Kim Davis is just the beginning, warns the antigay televangelist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/religion/2015/09/03/watch-pat-robertson-says-gays-want-all-opponents-jail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Kentucky Pat Robertson The 700 Club Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:12:21 +0000 Trudy Ring 554121 at http://www.advocate.com Kim Davis 'In Custody' for Contempt of Court http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/kim-davis-custody-contempt-court <!--paging_filter--><p>The Rowan County, Ky., clerk will remain in jail until she agrees to sign, and allows her staff to issue, marriage licenses to all eligible couples, regardless of gender.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/kim-davis-custody-contempt-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Kentucky Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:18:06 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 554111 at http://www.advocate.com Canadian Bus Driver Refuses to Work, Citing ‘Radical Sexual Movement’ http://www.advocate.com/religion/2015/09/03/canadian-bus-driver-refuses-work-citing-radical-sexual-movement <!--paging_filter--><p>A Calgary public transportation driver refuses to steer any bus decorated in rainbow colors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/religion/2015/09/03/canadian-bus-driver-refuses-work-citing-radical-sexual-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Business Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:44:08 +0000 Bil Browning 553916 at http://www.advocate.com London Clinic Apologizes for Disclosing HIV Status for Hundreds of Patients http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/09/03/london-clinic-apologizes-disclosing-hiv-status-hundreds-patients <!--paging_filter--><p>Europe's largest sexual health center accidentally disclosed the names, email addresses, and possibly the HIV status of hundreds of patients in an email newsletter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2015/09/03/london-clinic-apologizes-disclosing-hiv-status-hundreds-patients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London World HIV & AIDS Health Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:34:00 +0000 Bil Browning 554066 at http://www.advocate.com STUDY: Two-Thirds of American Catholics Are Pro-LGBT Families http://www.advocate.com/religion/2015/09/02/study-two-thirds-american-catholics-are-pro-lgbt-families <!--paging_filter--><p>A study released by Pew Research shows that the family values of American Catholics differ greatly from those of the Vatican.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/religion/2015/09/02/study-two-thirds-american-catholics-are-pro-lgbt-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Catholic Church Families Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:09:00 +0000 Eliel Cruz 554026 at http://www.advocate.com Pennsylvania Judge Sides With Trans Woman Whose Parents Sued to Stop Gender-Affirming Surgery http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/pennsylvania-judge-sides-trans-woman-whose-parents-sued-stop-gender-affirming <!--paging_filter--><p>Christine Kitzler's parents filed an emergency lawsuit in an effort to prevent their 48-year-old daughter from obtaining gender-affirming surgery.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/pennsylvania-judge-sides-trans-woman-whose-parents-sued-stop-gender-affirming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breaking Pennsylvania Transgender Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:03:06 +0000 Elizabeth Daley 554101 at http://www.advocate.com Vatican: 'Impossible' for Trans People to Be Godparents http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/vatican-impossible-trans-people-be-godparents <!--paging_filter--><p>Transgender people are ineligible 'by their nature' to become a godparent, according to the Vatican.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2015/09/03/vatican-impossible-trans-people-be-godparents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Catholic Church Pope Francis Vatican Transgender Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:55:36 +0000 Bil Browning 554071 at http://www.advocate.com Kim Davis and Judge Deciding Her Fate Face Nepotism Allegations http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/kim-davis-and-judge-deciding-her-fate-face-nepotism-allegations <!--paging_filter--><p>Being a county clerk runs in Kim Davis's family, while the judge who will decide what to do with the defiant clerk was appointed to the federal bench while his dad was a U.S. Senator.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/marriage-equality/2015/09/03/kim-davis-and-judge-deciding-her-fate-face-nepotism-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Kentucky Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:29:06 +0000 Elizabeth Daley 554091 at http://www.advocate.com Outfest to Honor Tom Hanks, Lisa Cholodenko at Legacy Awards http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2015/09/03/outfest-honor-tom-hanks-lisa-cholodenko-legacy-awards <!--paging_filter--><p>The <em>Philadelphia</em> actor and the<em> Kids Are All Right</em> director will headline the LGBT film organization's awards ceremony this fall.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2015/09/03/outfest-honor-tom-hanks-lisa-cholodenko-legacy-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Outfest Arts & Entertainment Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:00:00 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 554056 at http://www.advocate.com Fox Soars from 'Failing' to 'Excellent' in GLAAD Report http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/09/03/fox-soars-failing-excellent-glaad-report <!--paging_filter--><p>ABC Family and Fox earn top scores for LGBT representation in GLAAD’s 2015 Network Responsibility Index.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/09/03/fox-soars-failing-excellent-glaad-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> GLAAD LGBT television Arts & Entertainment Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Adam Sandel 553991 at http://www.advocate.com Singapore Eases Travel Ban on Foreigners with HIV http://www.advocate.com/world/2015/09/03/singapore-eases-travel-ban-foreigners-hiv <!--paging_filter--><p>It can be tricky for travelers who are HIV-positive, especially those visiting nations where fear has led to draconian laws. Some countries, however, are easing their restrictions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2015/09/03/singapore-eases-travel-ban-foreigners-hiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breaking World HIV & AIDS Travel Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Dawn Ennis 554061 at http://www.advocate.com 39 Sci-Fi Divas Gays Adore http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/09/03/39-sci-fi-divas-gays-adore <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Science fiction has long been a genre where strong women have shone, but the ladies on the following list aren’t simply the strongest — they brought a new level of fabulous to the final frontier.</span></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/400x300_10.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36018">400x300.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Entertainment Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:45:00 +0000 Jase Peeples 553526 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: The Latest Tragedy for Black Gays in New Orleans http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/09/03/op-ed-latest-tragedy-black-gays-new-orleans <!--paging_filter--><p>A recent fire at a Crescent City nightclub symbolizes the shrinking presence of the city's queer African-American residents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/09/03/op-ed-latest-tragedy-black-gays-new-orleans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Orleans Commentary Travel Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:45:00 +0000 Irene Monroe 553906 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Kim Davis Deserves Criticism But Not for Her Looks http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/09/03/op-ed-kim-davis-deserves-criticism-not-her-looks <!--paging_filter--><p>Social media is putting Kentucky clerk Kim Davis on trial for more than refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/09/03/op-ed-kim-davis-deserves-criticism-not-her-looks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Women Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:30:00 +0000 Julie Compton 554021 at http://www.advocate.com The A-List Interview: Judith Light http://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2015/09/03/list-interview-judith-light <!--paging_filter--><p>The <em>Transparent</em> star on Caitlyn Jenner, PrEP, and a career coupled with activism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2015/09/03/list-interview-judith-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> television Current Issue Arts & Entertainment Print Issue Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:15:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 553076 at http://www.advocate.com #TBT: The Spooky, Sexy, Campy Art of Andrei Avinoff http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2015/09/03/tbt-spooky-sexy-campy-art-andrei-avinoff <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Serpents, masks, cosmic bodies, ankhs! — Russian artist Andrei Avinoff rendered the erotic and the occult in his mysterious works.</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/avinoff_leadx400.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=26468">avinoff_leadx400.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> Slideshow Art Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:00:22 +0000 Christopher Harrity 553521 at http://www.advocate.com