Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en 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 Southern Baptist Conference Wrap-Up: Shifting Rhetoric, Maintaining Anti-LGBT Beliefs http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/southern-baptist-conference-wrap-shifting-rhetoric-maintaining-anti-lgb <!--paging_filter--><p>While some LGBT and allied voices advocated for change, the Southern Baptist Convention event in Nashville largely reflected the leadership's continued opposition to LGBT equality and acceptance.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/southern-baptist-conference-wrap-shifting-rhetoric-maintaining-anti-lgb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Alliance Defending Freedom Christianity Focus on The Family Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:41:51 +0000 Stevie St. John 456496 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/30/watch-heres-what-tim-cook-thinks-about-firing-lgbt-workers <!--paging_filter--><p>Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/30/watch-heres-what-tim-cook-thinks-about-firing-lgbt-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENDA Tim Cook Technology Business Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:23:33 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 456838 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: 'Avengers Age of Ultron' Clip Leaks Online http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/geek/2014/10/30/watch-avengers-age-ultron-clip-leaks-online <!--paging_filter--><p>Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. clash in in this new leaked clip from the upcoming film.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/geek/2014/10/30/watch-avengers-age-ultron-clip-leaks-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geek Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:22:50 +0000 Jase Peeples 456837 at http://www.advocate.com Christian Mom Shares Story of Acceptance and Love for Trans Son http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/christian-mom-shares-story-acceptance-and-love-trans-son <!--paging_filter--><p>Christian mother Gina Kentopp had to question everything she believed and used her faith on her journey to accepting her transgender son.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/30/christian-mom-shares-story-acceptance-and-love-trans-son" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Media Transgender Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:16:22 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 456798 at http://www.advocate.com 20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out http://www.advocate.com/business/technology/2014/10/30/20-touching-funny-and-silly-twitter-reactions-tim-cooks-coming-out <!--paging_filter--><p>Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/technology/2014/10/30/20-touching-funny-and-silly-twitter-reactions-tim-cooks-coming-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENDA Tim Cook Media Technology Business Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:55:40 +0000 Dustin Diehl 456800 at http://www.advocate.com Federal vs. State http://www.advocate.com/business/advocate-money-minute/2014/10/30/federal-vs-state <!--paging_filter--><p>Staying up-to-date on the protections and opportunities available for same-sex couples.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/advocate-money-minute/2014/10/30/federal-vs-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advocate Money Minute Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:17:40 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 456799 at http://www.advocate.com Russian Pol Calls for Lifetime Ban on Tim Cook http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/30/russian-pol-calls-lifetime-ban-tim-cook <!--paging_filter--><p>The writer of the original 'gay propaganda' law says the newly out CEO could present a health threat to Russia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/30/russian-pol-calls-lifetime-ban-tim-cook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Russia Tim Cook World Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:02:39 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 456797 at http://www.advocate.com STUDY: Despite Discrimination, Trans Parents Are Raising Happy Kids http://www.advocate.com/families/2014/10/30/study-despite-discrimination-trans-parents-are-raising-happy-kids <!--paging_filter--><p>A new study finds that transgender parents and their children have positive, healthy relationships, even while they face external barriers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/families/2014/10/30/study-despite-discrimination-trans-parents-are-raising-happy-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Families Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:52:28 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 456760 at http://www.advocate.com Stage Frights: 5 Scary Good NYC Shows http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/30/stage-frights-5-scary-good-nyc-shows <!--paging_filter--><p>From bloodthirsty bedbugs to unhinged hillbillies, there's a terrifying off-Broadway treat for every taste this Halloween.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/30/stage-frights-5-scary-good-nyc-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:45:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 454822 at http://www.advocate.com Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone http://www.advocate.com/business/technology/2014/10/30/dont-worry-ted-cruz-still-loves-his-iphone <!--paging_filter--><p>After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/technology/2014/10/30/dont-worry-ted-cruz-still-loves-his-iphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Tim Cook Politicians Business Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:22:39 +0000 Michelle Garcia 456779 at http://www.advocate.com Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/30/tim-cook-being-gay-has-helped-me-lead-apple <!--paging_filter--><p>As arguably the most prominent and influential CEO in all of business, his example is a game changer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/30/tim-cook-being-gay-has-helped-me-lead-apple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tim Cook Business Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:31:45 +0000 Lucas Grindley 456725 at http://www.advocate.com Is PrEP the End of HIV in the U.S.? http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/30/prep-end-hiv-us <!--paging_filter--><p>Among a community that has for nearly 30 years preached the singular gospel of condom use, a change in tune — or more accurately, a harmony added to that ongoing chorus — could have a substantial impact.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/30/prep-end-hiv-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP New York City HIV & AIDS Health Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00:18 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 456088 at http://www.advocate.com The LGBT Films of AFI Fest 2014 http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/30/lgbt-films-afi-fest-2014 <!--paging_filter--><p><em>The Advocate</em> highlights eight stellar LGBT films that will be screened at AFI Fest, which runs November 6-13 in Los Angeles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/10/30/lgbt-films-afi-fest-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Arts & Entertainment Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Daniel Reynolds and Jase Peeples 455695 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Why Aren't More Trans Women in Paintings? http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/30/op-ed-why-arent-more-trans-women-paintings <!--paging_filter--><p>Discover how straight, cisgender painter Janet Bruesselbach plans to change the future of art history with her portrait series, <em>Daughters of Mercury,</em> featuring trans women as subjects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/30/op-ed-why-arent-more-trans-women-paintings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Commentary Arts & Entertainment Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:00:52 +0000 Janet Bruesselbach 453830 at http://www.advocate.com The Self Portraits of Jason Grim http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/10/30/self-portraits-jason-grim <!--paging_filter--><p>The delightfully horrible self-portraits of Jason Grim each seem to tell a complete story, and that story is just perfect for this time of year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/10/30/self-portraits-jason-grim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Photography Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:00:43 +0000 Christopher Harrity 454625 at http://www.advocate.com #TBT: Halloween Do's and Don'ts http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/30/tbt-halloween-dos-and-donts <!--paging_filter--><p>We know you are excited for this special night, but we beg you, please follow these simple guidelines.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/30/tbt-halloween-dos-and-donts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Halloween Comedy Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:10 +0000 Christopher Harrity 456323 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano Star in Starbucks' First LGBT Commercial http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/29/watch-starbucks-first-lgbt-commercial <!--paging_filter--><p>The coffee company’s first LGBT commercial is a real drag.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/business/2014/10/29/watch-starbucks-first-lgbt-commercial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> RuPaul Arts & Entertainment Business Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:23:13 +0000 Jase Peeples 456460 at http://www.advocate.com Study Shows 'On-Demand' PrEP to Drastically Reduce HIV Infection http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/29/study-shows-demand-prep-drastically-reduce-hiv-infection <!--paging_filter--><p>A French study has upended a widely held belief that PrEP, when taken only before sex, is ineffective in HIV prevention.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/29/study-shows-demand-prep-drastically-reduce-hiv-infection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:49:01 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 456441 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: NOM Ad Says N.C. Marriage Equality Is All Sen. Kay Hagan's Fault http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2014/10/29/watch-nom-ad-says-nc-marriage-equality-all-sen-kay-hagans-fault <!--paging_filter--><p>The ad denounces Hagan for voting to confirm the judge who brought marriage equality to the state — but all other senators present voted the same way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/election/2014/10/29/watch-nom-ad-says-nc-marriage-equality-all-sen-kay-hagans-fault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Election North Carolina Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:13:16 +0000 Trudy Ring 456423 at http://www.advocate.com