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 Is Marriage Equality Pioneer Martin O'Malley The Anti-Hillary Candidate for President? http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/30/marriage-equality-pioneer-martin-omalley-anti-hillary-candidate-president <!--paging_filter--><p>The former governor and early proponent of same sex marriage is challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/30/marriage-equality-pioneer-martin-omalley-anti-hillary-candidate-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Martin O'Malley Maryland Politics Sat, 30 May 2015 16:57:34 +0000 Dawn Ennis 514826 at http://www.advocate.com Va. Family Drops Charges Against Trans Woman Arrested for Aiding Their Suicidal Trans Son http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2015/05/30/va-family-drops-charges-against-trans-woman-arrested-aiding-their-su <!--paging_filter--><p>"I never imagined helping teens or others would come to something like this," said Julianna Fialkoswki, who alleges mistreatment from Lynchburg police.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2015/05/30/va-family-drops-charges-against-trans-woman-arrested-aiding-their-su" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Virginia Transgender Crime Youth Sat, 30 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 514466 at http://www.advocate.com Artist Spotlight: Konstantin Somov http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/artist-spotlight/2015/05/30/artist-spotlight-konstantin-somov <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Somov's work fell into two categories. His work with and for the gay Russian art mafia of the time is what we are interested in.</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/somovleadx400.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=24097">somovleadx400.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> Artist Spotlight Sat, 30 May 2015 08:00:54 +0000 Christopher Harrity 514471 at http://www.advocate.com Remembering Our LGBT Heroes as One World Trade Center Opens http://www.advocate.com/lgbt/2015/05/29/remembering-our-lgbt-heroes-one-world-trade-center-opens <!--paging_filter--><p>The tallest building in the western hemisphere is now open on the site where 2,753 people died, two dozen of them members of the LGBT community.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/lgbt/2015/05/29/remembering-our-lgbt-heroes-one-world-trade-center-opens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> LGBT New York New York City Pennsylvania Virginia Washington D.C. Travel Fri, 29 May 2015 23:00:07 +0000 Dawn Ennis 514651 at http://www.advocate.com Illinois Sends Conversion Therapy Ban to Governor http://www.advocate.com/ex-gay-therapy/2015/05/29/illinois-sends-conversion-therapy-ban-governor <!--paging_filter--><p>Gov. Bruce Rauner hasn't said if he'll sign the bill, but its backers are optimistic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/ex-gay-therapy/2015/05/29/illinois-sends-conversion-therapy-ban-governor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ex-gay Therapy Illinois Politics Fri, 29 May 2015 22:38:34 +0000 Trudy Ring 514786 at http://www.advocate.com 7 Things List: May 29, 2015 http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/05/29/7-things-list-may-29-2015 <!--paging_filter--><p>Our entertainment and events highlights this week include the gayest days of Disney World, geeking out with the adorbs vlogger Paul Charles, and James Franco's latest attempt to become a gay icon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/05/29/7-things-list-may-29-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 7 Things film Geek television Arts & Entertainment Fri, 29 May 2015 22:00:19 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 514626 at http://www.advocate.com Bisexual Jamaican Deportation Flight Canceled Pending Another Appeal http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2015/05/29/bisexual-jamaican-deportation-flight-canceled-pending-another-appeal <!--paging_filter--><p>Another hurdle in Orashia Edwards' lengthy court battle gives the Jamaican national more time to prove his case: that as a bisexual he deserves asylum.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2015/05/29/bisexual-jamaican-deportation-flight-canceled-pending-another-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality World Fri, 29 May 2015 20:23:02 +0000 Eliel Cruz 514641 at http://www.advocate.com Out NYC Hotel Co-Owner Cut $2,700 Check to Ted Cruz http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/05/29/outnyc-co-owner-cut-2700-check-ted-cruz <!--paging_filter--><p>Ian Reisner first said the dinner he hosted for Ted Cruz was not a fundraiser, but he was just caught giving money to the candidate.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/05/29/outnyc-co-owner-cut-2700-check-ted-cruz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election Ted Cruz Politicians Politics Business Fri, 29 May 2015 19:14:45 +0000 Neal Broverman 514621 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: The Gays Are Recruiting, Warns Pat Robertson http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2015/05/29/watch-gays-are-recruiting-warns-pat-robertson <!--paging_filter--><p>That's his response to a viewer's question about her son's affair with a married man.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2015/05/29/watch-gays-are-recruiting-warns-pat-robertson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Pat Robertson The 700 Club Fri, 29 May 2015 18:51:07 +0000 Trudy Ring 514606 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wants You to Invite SCOTUS to Your Big Gay Wedding http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2015/05/29/watch-jesse-tyler-ferguson-wants-you-invite-scotus-your-big-ga <!--paging_filter--><p>Jesse Tyler Ferguson reminds us that Supreme Court justices like free cake and champagne too. And hopefully, they like equality as well.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2015/05/29/watch-jesse-tyler-ferguson-wants-you-invite-scotus-your-big-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality U.S. Supreme Court Comedy Fri, 29 May 2015 18:41:28 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 514616 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Funny or Die Envisions Parental Response to Josh Duggar's Sex Abuse Scandal http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2015/05/29/watch-funny-or-die-envisions-parental-response-josh-duggars-sex-abuse-scandal <!--paging_filter--><p>Josh Duggar just made a mistake — not like those hellbound homosexuals, Michelle and Jim Bob say in this Funny or Die spoof.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2015/05/29/watch-funny-or-die-envisions-parental-response-josh-duggars-sex-abuse-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Family Research Council Media Comedy Fri, 29 May 2015 17:06:54 +0000 Raffy Ermac 514581 at http://www.advocate.com Britney Spears Toasted These Gay Newlyweds, Signed Their Wedding Certificate http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/wedding-channel/2015/05/29/britney-spears-toasted-these-gay-newlyweds-sig <!--paging_filter--><p>Woody and David crashed Britney Spears's concert in Vegas to get hitched — and she was totally down with it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/wedding-channel/2015/05/29/britney-spears-toasted-these-gay-newlyweds-sig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Britney Spears The Wedding Channel Fri, 29 May 2015 16:45:12 +0000 Aaron Drake 514586 at http://www.advocate.com The Hidden Gay World of 'Star Trek' http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/05/29/hidden-gay-world-star-trek <!--paging_filter--><p>When you think about science fiction, what comes to mind? Maybe some silvery uniforms, blue guys with antennas, blinking lights. You know, the future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/05/29/hidden-gay-world-star-trek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geek Arts & Entertainment Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 Matt Baume 513706 at http://www.advocate.com Last Words With RuPaul's Drag Race's Kennedy Davenport http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2015/05/29/last-words-rupauls-drag-races-kennedy-davenport <!--paging_filter--><p><em>The Advocate </em>spoke with <em>RuPaul's Drag Race</em>'s Kennedy Davenport after she sashayed away.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2015/05/29/last-words-rupauls-drag-races-kennedy-davenport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> RuPaul television Arts & Entertainment Fri, 29 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 514396 at http://www.advocate.com 16 Antigay Leaders Exposed as Gay or Bi http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/05/29/16-antigay-leaders-exposed-gay-or-bi <!--paging_filter--><p>Pastor Matthew Makela is the latest prominent antigay leader to get caught trolling for guys, but there were many like him who also fell face first out of the closet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/politicians/2015/05/29/16-antigay-leaders-exposed-gay-or-bi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politicians Politics Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Erin Faith Wilson 511881 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: A 13-Year-Old, the Minnesota Governor, and LGBT Rights http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/05/29/op-ed-13-year-old-minnesota-governor-and-lgbt-rights <!--paging_filter--><p>Thirteen-year-old Emma Meents recently met with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to shoot the breeze about her gay dads, marriage equality, and Pride parades.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/05/29/op-ed-13-year-old-minnesota-governor-and-lgbt-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Minnesota Commentary Travel Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Emma Meents 513571 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Why Everyone Must Know of Anoka-Hennepin's Suicides http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/05/29/op-ed-why-everyone-must-know-anoka-hennepins-suicides <!--paging_filter--><p>Anoka-Hennepin, the notorious Minnesota school district that engendered homophobia and saw several LGBT students kill themselves, is the subject of a proposed documentary.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/05/29/op-ed-why-everyone-must-know-anoka-hennepins-suicides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Commentary Youth Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Jan Radder 514196 at http://www.advocate.com The 15 Best LGBT Summer Reads Include Anne Rice, Kevin Sessums http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/books/2015/05/29/15-best-lgbt-summer-reads-include-anne-rice-kevin-sessums <!--paging_filter--><p>On the beach or the plane, chances are you'll want a good book to go with you. These are some of the season's most engaging reads.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/books/2015/05/29/15-best-lgbt-summer-reads-include-anne-rice-kevin-sessums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 513726 at http://www.advocate.com Broadway Bares Gets Naked for the 25th Time http://www.advocate.com/broadway/2015/05/29/broadway-bares-gets-naked-25th-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>We thought we would congratulate Broadway Bares on the 25th edition of their fundraising strip shows with over 150 photos of the talented men and women who take it all off for a good cause.</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/Broadway_Bares_24_Joshua_Michael_Brickman_LEADX400_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=13806">Broadway_Bares_24_Joshua_Michael_Brickman_LEADX400.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> Broadway Arts & Entertainment Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 513396 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: The Bare Truths of Trans Men http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/photography/2015/05/29/photos-bare-truths-trans-men <!--paging_filter--><p>Jean-François Bouchard's <em>Transpose</em> invites viewers to look beyond society's assumptions about trans men's lives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/photography/2015/05/29/photos-bare-truths-trans-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Photography Arts & Entertainment Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 511026 at http://www.advocate.com Indiana Legislative Study Committees Won't Take Up LGBT Rights This Summer http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/28/indiana-legislative-study-committees-wont-take-lgbt-rights-summer <!--paging_filter--><p>Indiana lawmakers will be doing some homework before returning to the state capitol next year, but LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination law isn't one of the assigned subjects.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/28/indiana-legislative-study-committees-wont-take-lgbt-rights-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Politics Fri, 29 May 2015 02:23:56 +0000 Trudy Ring 514451 at http://www.advocate.com Alabama Kills LGBT-Inclusive Antidiscrimination Bill http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/28/alabama-kills-lgbt-inclusive-antidiscrimination-bill <!--paging_filter--><p>One of Alabama's most famous gay natives, Apple CEO Tim Cook, had urged the state to adopt such protections, but the bill is moved to the trash for now.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/28/alabama-kills-lgbt-inclusive-antidiscrimination-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alabama Tim Cook Politics Thu, 28 May 2015 23:59:09 +0000 Trudy Ring 514411 at http://www.advocate.com Queer Filmmakers Embark on 'Twin Peaks' Documentary http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/05/28/queer-filmmakers-embark-twin-peaks-documentary <!--paging_filter--><p>Former <em>BUTT Magazine</em> editor Adam Baran is raising funds on&nbsp;Kickstarter to tell the story of an abused gay teen's obsession with Lynch's masterpiece.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2015/05/28/queer-filmmakers-embark-twin-peaks-documentary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Thu, 28 May 2015 23:45:14 +0000 Matt Baume 514401 at http://www.advocate.com Benjy 'The Gay Bull' Is Actually Bisexual http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2015/05/28/benjy-gay-bull-actually-bisexual <!--paging_filter--><p>It's no bull: the U.K.'s infamous gay bull isn't so gay after all! He likes both bulls and cows.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2015/05/28/benjy-gay-bull-actually-bisexual" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality United Kingdom World Thu, 28 May 2015 23:34:00 +0000 Eliel Cruz 514336 at http://www.advocate.com Five Arrested at California Rally to End Trans Immigration Detention http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2015/05/28/five-arrested-california-rally-end-trans-immigration-detention <!--paging_filter--><p>Powerful images from a boisterous demonstration to end the detention of transgender immigrants, organized by Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement under the hashtag #Not1More say it all.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2015/05/28/five-arrested-california-rally-end-trans-immigration-detention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Immigration Transgender Thu, 28 May 2015 23:14:21 +0000 Thom Senzee 514371 at http://www.advocate.com