Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en Hands Down, the Single Best Quote of 2014 http://www.advocate.com/year-review/2014/12/22/hands-down-single-best-quote-2014 <!--paging_filter--><p>This dynamic group helped make this year smarter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/year-review/2014/12/22/hands-down-single-best-quote-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Year in Review Politics Arts & Entertainment Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:00:57 +0000 Neal Broverman 476326 at http://www.advocate.com Amnesty Disappointed with Ireland's New Trans Bill http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/21/amnesty-disappointed-irelands-new-trans-bill <!--paging_filter--><p>Though happy it's being delivered before the end of the year as promised, Amnesty International says Ireland's gender-recognition bill will need amendments to make it good.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/21/amnesty-disappointed-irelands-new-trans-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ireland World Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Thom Senzee 477155 at http://www.advocate.com Gay Comic Publisher Undaunted by Apple's iBook Censorship http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/geek/2014/12/21/gay-comic-publisher-undaunted-apples-ibook-censorship <!--paging_filter--><p>Sure, it's great that Superman keeps saving the world. But does he have to be so heterosexual about it?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/geek/2014/12/21/gay-comic-publisher-undaunted-apples-ibook-censorship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geek Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Matt Baume 475243 at http://www.advocate.com Broadway's 'Cabaret' to Tour North America http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/12/21/broadways-cabaret-tour-north-america <!--paging_filter--><p>Perfectly marvelous! About 20 cities will <em>willkommen</em> the LGBT-inclusive musical starting in 2016.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/12/21/broadways-cabaret-tour-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 476578 at http://www.advocate.com Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Support Their Kid Wearing Suits http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/12/20/brad-pitt-and-angelina-jolie-support-their-kid-wearing-suits <!--paging_filter--><p>Brangelina's oldest biological child prefers suits to dresses, and wants to be called John. And the famous couple is totally cool with it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/2014/12/20/brad-pitt-and-angelina-jolie-support-their-kid-wearing-suits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Arts & Entertainment Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:53:00 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 476813 at http://www.advocate.com Did Nickelodeon Just Confirm 'Legend of Korra' Same-Sex Romance? http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2014/12/20/did-nickelodeon-just-confirm-legend-korra-same-sex-romance <!--paging_filter--><p><em>The Avatar: The Last Airbender</em> spin-off appears to end with an LGBT twist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/television/2014/12/20/did-nickelodeon-just-confirm-legend-korra-same-sex-romance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geek television Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:58:00 +0000 Jase Peeples 477090 at http://www.advocate.com 'War and Peace' Gets a Black and Gay Twist http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/12/20/war-and-peace-gets-black-and-gay-twist <!--paging_filter--><p>A drag queen haunts a gay dreamer in the world premiere of&nbsp;<em>Princess Mary Demands Your Attention</em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/12/20/war-and-peace-gets-black-and-gay-twist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:44:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 476480 at http://www.advocate.com 14 Sexy Gifts for Your Slutty Friends http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/holiday-gifts-everyone/2014/12/20/14-sexy-gifts-your-slutty-friends <!--paging_filter--><p>You know you want it. So does s/he!</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/holiday-gifts-everyone/2014/12/20/14-sexy-gifts-your-slutty-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Holiday Gifts for Everyone Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:18:35 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 475159 at http://www.advocate.com Freddy Krave Is His Own Best Model http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/artist-spotlight/2014/12/20/freddy-krave-his-own-best-model <!--paging_filter--><p>22-year-old Freddy Krave lives in Bologna, Italy, and doesn't spend a day without a camera in his hands.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/art/artist-spotlight/2014/12/20/freddy-krave-his-own-best-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Artist Spotlight Photography Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:00:17 +0000 Christopher Harrity 475156 at http://www.advocate.com Supreme Court Rebuffs Florida — Marriages to Begin http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/12/19/supreme-court-rebuffs-florida-marriages-begin <!--paging_filter--><p>It's more bad news for antigay Florida attorney general Pam Bondi, as the nation's highest court rejects her request to delay marriage equality in the Sunshine State after January 6.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/12/19/supreme-court-rebuffs-florida-marriages-begin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Florida Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:20:26 +0000 Matt Baume 476776 at http://www.advocate.com Lesbian Basketballers Sue Pepperdine for Discrimination http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/12/19/lesbian-basketballers-sue-pepperdine-discrimination <!--paging_filter--><p>Two women say their coach and others harassed them and wanted them off the team at the Christian university.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/12/19/lesbian-basketballers-sue-pepperdine-discrimination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:11:14 +0000 Annie Hollenbeck 476718 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Laverne Cox Caught in Middle of Screaming Match on 'The View' http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/12/19/watch-laverne-cox-caught-middle-screaming-match-view <!--paging_filter--><p>Cox managed to resolve the dust-up between Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell by making a point with which all could agree.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/media/2014/12/19/watch-laverne-cox-caught-middle-screaming-match-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> television Media Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:40 +0000 Dawn Ennis 476753 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Partner of Sydney Siege Hero Tori Johnson Remembers His 'Soulmate' http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/19/watch-partner-sydney-siege-hero-tori-johnson-remembers-his-soulmate <!--paging_filter--><p>Australians and the world are hearing from the long-term partner of Tori Johnson, being called a hero of Tuesday's café hostage situation in Sydney, and in the process learning that some heroes are gay.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/19/watch-partner-sydney-siege-hero-tori-johnson-remembers-his-soulmate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia World Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:34:29 +0000 Thom Senzee 476735 at http://www.advocate.com Ireland Will Ask Its Voters for Marriage in May http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/19/ireland-will-ask-its-voters-marriage-may <!--paging_filter--><p>Ireland appears poised to follow Scotland and may soon become the 18th country to legalize marriage for same-sex couples.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/19/ireland-will-ask-its-voters-marriage-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Ireland World Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:02:05 +0000 Thom Senzee 476497 at http://www.advocate.com Va. LGBT Community Responds to 'Ex-Gay' Billboard: 'We Are All Born to Love' http://www.advocate.com/ex-gay-therapy/2014/12/19/va-lgbt-community-responds-ex-gay-billboard-we-are-all-born-love <!--paging_filter--><p>The latest development stemming from a Richmond billboard that proclaimed 'no one is born gay' has a much more accepting message.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/ex-gay-therapy/2014/12/19/va-lgbt-community-responds-ex-gay-billboard-we-are-all-born-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ex-gay Therapy Virginia Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:01:34 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 476679 at http://www.advocate.com Hot Sheet: 'Vicious' Claws Are Coming to Town http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/hot-sheet/2014/12/19/hot-sheet-vicious-claws-are-coming-town <!--paging_filter--><p>Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include the <em>Vicious</em> side of Ian McKellen, Nicki Minaj, Idina Menzel, and a trip <em>Into the Woods</em> with Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/hot-sheet/2014/12/19/hot-sheet-vicious-claws-are-coming-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Music television Theater Hot Sheet Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:54:08 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 475996 at http://www.advocate.com Holidays That POP: Delta Work's Guide to Party Guest Stardom http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/12/19/holidays-pop-delta-works-guide-party-guest-stardom <!--paging_filter--><p>Make your holiday season pop with tips, tricks and tidings from acclaimed contributors in <em>The Advocate</em>'s Holidays that POP series.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/12/19/holidays-pop-delta-works-guide-party-guest-stardom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christmas Holiday Gifts for Everyone Comedy Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:39:55 +0000 Advocate Contributor 470312 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: How Tom Saved Finland http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/12/19/op-ed-how-tom-saved-finland <!--paging_filter--><p>The art of Touko Laaksonen, or Tom of Finland, may have played a role in the recent passage of marriage equality in his Nordic motherland.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/12/19/op-ed-how-tom-saved-finland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality World Art Commentary Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:00:24 +0000 Jukka Kurttila 475956 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/12/19/op-ed-k-12-teachers-lets-step-our-trans-students <!--paging_filter--><p>A teacher reminds his fellow educators: We're here to develop empathetic citizens. So why continue to bar trans students from their gender-affirming bathrooms?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/12/19/op-ed-k-12-teachers-lets-step-our-trans-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Transgender Commentary Youth Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:00:59 +0000 A. William Walker 474793 at http://www.advocate.com Emily Blunt: 'I Want to Be a Gay Icon' http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/12/19/emily-blunt-i-want-be-gay-icon <!--paging_filter--><p>The award-winning actress talks about her unique experience filming <em>Into the Woods,</em> why she believes same-sex couples make perfect parents, and her desire to hang out in more gay clubs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/12/19/emily-blunt-i-want-be-gay-icon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Arts & Entertainment Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:00:42 +0000 Jase Peeples 476430 at http://www.advocate.com Venezuelan LGBT Advocate Murdered in Caracas http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/19/venezuelan-lgbt-advocate-murdered-caracas <!--paging_filter--><p>Givineth Soto was a psychologist, LGBT advocate, mother, and wife. Her widow won't be recognized as such by the government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/12/19/venezuelan-lgbt-advocate-murdered-caracas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:00:24 +0000 Thom Senzee 476261 at http://www.advocate.com 14 Great Gifts for the Ultimate Geek http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/holiday-gifts-everyone/2014/12/19/14-great-gifts-ultimate-geek <!--paging_filter--><p>These are the gifts a total dork like me wants to get this month. Hint, hint, Santa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/holiday-gifts-everyone/2014/12/19/14-great-gifts-ultimate-geek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geek Holiday Gifts for Everyone Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Diane Anderson-Minshall 475840 at http://www.advocate.com Leaked 'The Interview' Scene Puts James Franco in Bed With Kim Jong-Un http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/12/18/leaked-interview-scene-puts-james-franco-bed-kim-jong-un <!--paging_filter--><p>James Franco finds a way to end up in bed with a guy — that guy being Kim Jong-Un.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/film/2014/12/18/leaked-interview-scene-puts-james-franco-bed-kim-jong-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film James Franco World Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:57:09 +0000 Advocate Contributors 476379 at http://www.advocate.com #TBT: Stephen Colbert Meets the Inventor of Gaydar http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/12/18/tbt-stephen-colbert-meets-inventor-gaydar <!--paging_filter--><p>Before there was Grindr, gay men had find each other with Gaydar.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/12/18/tbt-stephen-colbert-meets-inventor-gaydar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stephen Colbert Comedy Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:46:54 +0000 Jami Smith 476226 at http://www.advocate.com Holder Announces Equal Justice for Transgender Workers http://www.advocate.com/2014/12/18/holder-announces-equal-justice-transgender-workers <!--paging_filter--><p>The attorney general says the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers discrimination based on gender identity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/2014/12/18/holder-announces-equal-justice-transgender-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Transgender Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:40:10 +0000 Dawn Ennis 476325 at http://www.advocate.com