Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en Catholic Clergy Demand That Gay Couple Divorce http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/09/22/catholic-clergy-demand-gay-couple-divorce <!--paging_filter--><p>A priest and bishop in Montana say that's the only way two gay men who are lifelong Catholics can have their church privileges restored.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/09/22/catholic-clergy-demand-gay-couple-divorce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Roman Catholic Church Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:18:17 +0000 Trudy Ring 441971 at http://www.advocate.com UFC Women's Champ Refuses to Fight Trans Athlete Fallon Fox http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/09/22/ufc-womens-champ-refuses-fight-trans-athlete-fallon-fox <!--paging_filter--><p>Mixed martial arts bruiser Ronda Rousey won't fight Fallon Fox because she claims trans women have an 'unfair advantage,' though medical experts disagree.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/09/22/ufc-womens-champ-refuses-fight-trans-athlete-fallon-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fallon Fox Transgender Sports Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:12:28 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 441631 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris Explains He Got Married for His Kids http://www.advocate.com/parenting/2014/09/22/watch-neil-patrick-harris-explains-he-got-married-his-kids <!--paging_filter--><p>The Tony-Award winner went on <em>The View</em> to share how marrying his long-time partner was about affirming their family to their young children.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/parenting/2014/09/22/watch-neil-patrick-harris-explains-he-got-married-his-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality neil patrick harris The View Parenting Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:37:51 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 441597 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Gay Inaugural Poet's Marriage Equality Tribute Will Give You Goosebumps http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/09/22/watch-gay-inaugural-poets-marriage-equality-tribute-will-give <!--paging_filter--><p>Richard Blanco, the first openly gay and Latino man to deliver the inaugural poem, has a powerful new piece reflecting on the decade since marriage equality first came to the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/09/22/watch-gay-inaugural-poets-marriage-equality-tribute-will-give" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Richard Blanco Arts & Entertainment Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:21:54 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 441952 at http://www.advocate.com REPORT: High Rates of Violence, Discrimination Against Bisexual People http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2014/09/22/report-high-rates-violence-discrimination-against-bisexual-people <!--paging_filter--><p>A new report released by the Movement Advancement Project shows startling statistics on the experiences of bisexuals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2014/09/22/report-high-rates-violence-discrimination-against-bisexual-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:18:40 +0000 Eliel Cruz 441894 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Supreme and Federal Courts Play Waiting Game on Marriage http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/09/22/watch-supreme-and-federal-courts-play-waiting-game-marriage <!--paging_filter--><p>With one week left before the Supreme Court's first conference of its new session, some federal courts are delaying any further action on marriage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/09/22/watch-supreme-and-federal-courts-play-waiting-game-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality U.S. Supreme Court Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:08:46 +0000 Matt Baume 441728 at http://www.advocate.com Australian Trans Man Fires Back at Clerk Who Publicly 'Embarassed' Him http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/22/australian-trans-man-fires-back-clerk-who-publicly-embarassed-him <!--paging_filter--><p>An Australian trans man is speaking out after being laughed at and refused service at a Woolworths supermarket.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/22/australian-trans-man-fires-back-clerk-who-publicly-embarassed-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Transgender Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:38:11 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 441598 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Ellen Does Pot Brownies With Matthew McConaughey http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/09/22/watch-ellen-does-pot-brownies-matthew-mcconaughey <!--paging_filter--><p>Ellen perfectly captures the weirdness of that new Matthew McConaughey Lincoln commercial.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/09/22/watch-ellen-does-pot-brownies-matthew-mcconaughey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ellen DeGeneres Comedy Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:29:01 +0000 Jami Smith 441891 at http://www.advocate.com Hannity: Parents Have the Right to Teach Kids 'Being Gay Is Not Normal' http://www.advocate.com/parenting/2014/09/22/hannity-parents-have-right-teach-kids-being-gay-not-normal <!--paging_filter--><p>Sean Hannity predicts the charges filed against football player Adrian Peterson could lead to the federal government micromanaging how children are raised.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/parenting/2014/09/22/hannity-parents-have-right-teach-kids-being-gay-not-normal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Parenting Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:04:36 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 441825 at http://www.advocate.com 19 Shows LGBT Viewers Can't Miss This Fall http://www.advocate.com/tv/2014/09/22/19-shows-lgbt-viewers-cant-miss-fall <!--paging_filter--><p>The<em> Advocate</em> staff picks our favorite inclusive shows that make up fall 2014’s must-see LGBT TV.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/tv/2014/09/22/19-shows-lgbt-viewers-cant-miss-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> TV Arts & Entertainment Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:00:17 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 440419 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: The Long, Powerful History Between Labor and LGBT Activists http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/09/22/op-ed-long-powerful-history-between-labor-and-lgbt-activists <!--paging_filter--><p>It is time to renew the historical (and oft-forgotten) relationship between the LGBT and labor movements.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/09/22/op-ed-long-powerful-history-between-labor-and-lgbt-activists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Commentary Business Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:00:25 +0000 Jerame Davis 440804 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: They're Trans, They're Hispanic, and They've Changed This World http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/09/22/op-ed-theyre-trans-theyre-hispanic-and-theyve-changed-world <!--paging_filter--><p>Sylvia Rivera. Diego Sanchez. Pat Cordova-Goff. Carmen Carrera. The list goes on and on...</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/09/22/op-ed-theyre-trans-theyre-hispanic-and-theyve-changed-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Commentary Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:09:09 +0000 Ezra Young 440786 at http://www.advocate.com In the Galleries: Trans Time http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/09/22/galleries-trans-time <!--paging_filter--><p>Montreal mounts its first international trans artist show.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/2014/09/22/galleries-trans-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Transgender Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:00:13 +0000 Christopher Harrity 440763 at http://www.advocate.com Ugandan LGBT-rights Activist Granted Asylum http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/09/21/ugandan-lgbt-rights-activist-granted-asylum <!--paging_filter--><p>Despite the repeal of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act, John "Longjones" Wambere and U.S. officials feel his home country isn't a safe place for LGBT people — especially for activists, such as he, who have been evicted and threatened with violence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/09/21/ugandan-lgbt-rights-activist-granted-asylum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Uganda World Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:19:14 +0000 Thom Senzee 441564 at http://www.advocate.com India Gets First Transgender TV News Anchor http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/21/india-gets-first-transgender-tv-news-anchor <!--paging_filter--><p>Just months after India's Supreme Court decided to recognize transgender individuals as a third gender, Padmini Prakash is making history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/21/india-gets-first-transgender-tv-news-anchor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:33:26 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 441545 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Finding the Funny in "Ex-Gay" Marriages and a Queerpocalypse http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/09/21/watch-finding-funny-ex-gay-marriages-and-queerpocalypse <!--paging_filter--><p>In this short mockumentary, The McCardles explain their marriage and the mantras that keep this 'totally straight' couple together.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/09/21/watch-finding-funny-ex-gay-marriages-and-queerpocalypse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comedy Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:34:07 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 441527 at http://www.advocate.com Decades of Old Research Leads to Possible HIV Vaccine For Kids http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2014/09/21/decades-old-research-leads-possible-hiv-vaccine-kids <!--paging_filter--><p>Researchers at Duke University have made a breakthrough with pediatric HIV vaccination after finding overlooked data in previous trials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/hiv-aids/2014/09/21/decades-old-research-leads-possible-hiv-vaccine-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> HIV & AIDS Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:09:39 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 439640 at http://www.advocate.com Meet the Iowa Lesbians Finally Married After 72 Years http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/09/21/meet-iowa-lesbians-finally-married-after-72-years <!--paging_filter--><p>They met in Yale, Iowa, in 1942, but didn't come out to the world—and to people they loved—until Sept. 6, 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/09/21/meet-iowa-lesbians-finally-married-after-72-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Women Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:24:38 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 441510 at http://www.advocate.com Erasure is Back With a New Album and a Still Sexy Gay Rock Star http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/09/21/erasure-back-new-album-and-still-sexy-gay-rock-star <!--paging_filter--><p>Their music was the voice of an LGBT generation, now the band has their 16th album, new loves, and a world tour. Andy Bell, the gay member of the two-man band, talks about music, life, and dating drama.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/09/21/erasure-back-new-album-and-still-sexy-gay-rock-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music HIV & AIDS Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:07:39 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 441493 at http://www.advocate.com Catholics: Antigay Leaders Get Boot, a Progressive Becomes American Archbishop http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/09/20/catholics-antigay-leaders-get-boot-progressive-becomes-american <!--paging_filter--><p>Pope Francis made a very important progressive pick, one that may impact how the Vatican treats LGBT followers in the future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/09/20/catholics-antigay-leaders-get-boot-progressive-becomes-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:38:31 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 441138 at http://www.advocate.com Neil Patrick Harris to Direct Husband David Burtka's Cabaret Act http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/09/20/neil-patrick-harris-direct-husband-david-burtkas-cabaret-act <!--paging_filter--><p>The newlywed actor will return to the New York stage this November in <em>Burtka, David</em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/09/20/neil-patrick-harris-direct-husband-david-burtkas-cabaret-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:29:41 +0000 Brandon Voss 441105 at http://www.advocate.com Boys Wear Skirts to Class in Protest After School Fines Trans Girl for Wearing Skirt http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/20/boys-wear-skirts-class-protest-after-school-fines-trans-girl-wearing <!--paging_filter--><p>When a trans student was fined by her Rio de Janeiro high school for wearing a skirt, her classmates hatched a plan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/20/boys-wear-skirts-class-protest-after-school-fines-trans-girl-wearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education World Transgender Youth Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:02:15 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 440863 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Are Gays Better With Money? http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/09/20/op-ed-are-gays-better-money <!--paging_filter--><p>It’s been reported that LGBT people earn more and have less debt than the general population, but does that mean we are actually better with money?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/09/20/op-ed-are-gays-better-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:00:06 +0000 David Rae 437282 at http://www.advocate.com Turkey's First Trans Reporter Fired After Alleged Dispute Over Lipstick http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/20/turkeys-first-trans-reporter-fired-after-alleged-dispute-over <!--paging_filter--><p>Supporters of Michelle Demishevich have begun wearing red lipstick in protest of her termination from Turkey's IMC TV.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/09/20/turkeys-first-trans-reporter-fired-after-alleged-dispute-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Transgender Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:05:09 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 440844 at http://www.advocate.com Grindr Responds to Reports Egyptian Cops Using App to Ensnare Gay Men http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/09/20/grindr-responds-reports-egyptian-cops-using-app-ensnare-gay-men <!--paging_filter--><p>Grindr assures users it is mindful and vigilant about safety concerns, and supports LGBT equality around the globe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/09/20/grindr-responds-reports-egyptian-cops-using-app-ensnare-gay-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt World Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:00:36 +0000 Thom Senzee 440862 at http://www.advocate.com