Advocate.com - Gay News | The Advocate | The World's Leading Source for LGBT News and Entertainment http://www.advocate.com/rss.xml en PHOTOS: Rare Barbra http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/24/photos-rare-barbra <!--paging_filter--><p>Many previously unpublished photos grace a career-spanning book, <em>Streisand: In the Camera Eye. </em></p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/24/photos-rare-barbra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Music Books Photography Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:50 +0000 Christopher Harrity 453831 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: A Young Seahawks Fan Finds Acceptance Through Family and Football http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/24/watch-young-seahawks-fan-finds-acceptance-through-family-and-football <!--paging_filter--><p>In a video posted to <em>I'm From Driftwood,</em> a young man reports the supportive response he received when he came out to his mother — she just wanted him to wait until a commercial break in the football game.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/sports/2014/10/24/watch-young-seahawks-fan-finds-acceptance-through-family-and-football" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NFL Sports Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Annie Hollenbeck 454255 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Dear Straight People http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/24/op-ed-dear-straight-people <!--paging_filter--><p>Don't be fooled. Much has been made about race politics in <em>Dear White People</em>, but the film has a definite gay agenda.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/24/op-ed-dear-straight-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> film Commentary Arts & Entertainment Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:00:08 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 453867 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: There's No Christian Case for Raising Cash for Homophobes http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/24/op-ed-theres-no-christian-case-raising-cash-homophobes <!--paging_filter--><p>A board member for a pro-marriage equality group is raising money for an antigay couple — huh?</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/24/op-ed-theres-no-christian-case-raising-cash-homophobes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Marriage Equality Commentary Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:18 +0000 Eliel Cruz 453318 at http://www.advocate.com 35 Activists, Doctors, and Organizations Speak Out in Support of PrEP http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/24/35-activists-doctors-and-organizations-speak-out-support-prep <!--paging_filter--><p>Hear why some of the leading HIV activists, organizations, and beyond support PrEP as a tool to end HIV.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/24/35-activists-doctors-and-organizations-speak-out-support-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Health Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Daniel Reynolds 454237 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: I Am a Straight, Female Sister of Perpetual Indulgence (And You Can Be, Too!) http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/24/op-ed-i-am-straight-female-sister-perpetual-indulgence-and-you-can-be-too <!--paging_filter--><p>The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence welcomes everyone who is willing into its fold, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/24/op-ed-i-am-straight-female-sister-perpetual-indulgence-and-you-can-be-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Commentary Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:00:21 +0000 Leigh Viticus 453812 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Gays Want Everyone to Join Them in Hell, Says Colo. GOP Candidate http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/watch-gays-want-everyone-join-them-hell-says-colo-gop-candidate <!--paging_filter--><p>Notoriously homophobic preacher and politician Gordon Klingenschmitt says there's a demonic force behind the LGBT rights movement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/watch-gays-want-everyone-join-them-hell-says-colo-gop-candidate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Colorado Colorado Springs Election Gordon Klingenschmitt Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:44:49 +0000 Trudy Ring 454236 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Young and Gay in Belgrade Focuses on LGBT Serbian Bravery Amid Bigotry http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/23/watch-young-and-gay-belgrade-focuses-lgbt-serbian-bravery-amid-bigotry <!--paging_filter--><p>They're massively outnumbered by homophobic haters, but they are resilient. Meet Belgrade's courageous LGBT activists and allies in a moving new documentary from <em>Vice News</em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/23/watch-young-and-gay-belgrade-focuses-lgbt-serbian-bravery-amid-bigotry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Pride Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:26:50 +0000 Thom Senzee 454184 at http://www.advocate.com Landmark Report Finds Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/10/23/landmark-report-finds-army-discriminated-against-trans-woman <!--paging_filter--><p>Tamara Lusardi, a trans Department of the Army employee, has found justice after years of misgendering and being barred from using the women's restroom.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2014/10/23/landmark-report-finds-army-discriminated-against-trans-woman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transgender Law Center Transgender Military Ban Transgender Business Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:27:59 +0000 Mitch Kellaway 454164 at http://www.advocate.com 7 Absurd Legal 'Arguments' Against Marriage Equality From a Straight Couple in Kansas http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/23/7-absurd-legal-arguments-against-marriage-equality-straight-co <!--paging_filter--><p>Philip and Sandra Unruh have asked a federal court to allow them to intervene in a Kansas marriage equality case because the couple fears they will lose property if same-sex couples are allowed to marry.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/23/7-absurd-legal-arguments-against-marriage-equality-straight-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:32:39 +0000 Sunnivie Brydum 454185 at http://www.advocate.com LISTEN: Santorum Frothing Mad That LGBT Activists Have 'Silenced the Church' http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/listen-santorum-frothing-mad-lgbt-activists-have-silenced-church <!--paging_filter--><p>Antigay pol Rick Santorum claims young people support LGBT rights only because gay activists have kept them from hearing the alternative view.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/listen-santorum-frothing-mad-lgbt-activists-have-silenced-church" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Family Research Council National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Rick Santorum Tony Perkins Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:26:52 +0000 Stevie St. John 454183 at http://www.advocate.com Alaska Appeals As Marriage Equality Heads Down South? http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/23/alaska-appeals-marriage-equality-heads-down-south <!--paging_filter--><p>Alaska officials keep fighting marriage equality, Nevada's governor stands against antigay forces, and decisions may be imminent in Mississippi and Arkansas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2014/10/23/alaska-appeals-marriage-equality-heads-down-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marriage Equality Arkansas Mississippi Nevada Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:23:31 +0000 Trudy Ring 454181 at http://www.advocate.com PHOTOS: Play Set in Gay Bar Celebrates Queer NYC History http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/23/photos-play-set-gay-bar-celebrates-queer-nyc-history <!--paging_filter--><p>The world premiere of Mickey Bolmer's <em>Back</em>, which takes place on Halloween in 1989, raises a toast to Greenwich Village.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/23/photos-play-set-gay-bar-celebrates-queer-nyc-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 453949 at http://www.advocate.com New Book Tells Bisexual Men's Stories http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2014/10/23/new-book-tells-bisexual-mens-stories <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men, </em>from the Bisexual Resource Center, shines a light on the diversity of bi men.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/bisexuality/2014/10/23/new-book-tells-bisexual-mens-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bisexuality Books Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:16:13 +0000 Eliel Cruz 450967 at http://www.advocate.com 'Big Brother' Breakout Frankie J. Grande Will Rock Broadway http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/23/big-brother-breakout-frankie-j-grande-will-rock-broadway <!--paging_filter--><p>Ariana Grande's gay brother is returning to his musical theater roots in <em>Rock of Ages</em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2014/10/23/big-brother-breakout-frankie-j-grande-will-rock-broadway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:03:00 +0000 Brandon Voss 453982 at http://www.advocate.com Michigan: GOP Candidate With Felony-Fetish Arrests Warns Against 'Homosexual Agenda' http://www.advocate.com/michigan/2014/10/23/michigan-gop-candidate-felony-fetish-arrests-warns-against-homosexual-agenda <!--paging_filter--><p>Jordan Haskins, who is running for state office in Michigan, says Christians should leave the state if discrimination protection is granted to the LGBT community.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/michigan/2014/10/23/michigan-gop-candidate-felony-fetish-arrests-warns-against-homosexual-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election Michigan Politics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:58:21 +0000 Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez 454095 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Couples Invite Harm When They Don't Talk About HIV http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-couples-invite-harm-when-they-dont-talk-about-hiv <!--paging_filter--><p>Targeting same-sex couples could be the missing link in ending the spread of HIV in the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-couples-invite-harm-when-they-dont-talk-about-hiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP HIV & AIDS Commentary Health Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:19 +0000 Rob Stephenson 453032 at http://www.advocate.com QUIZ: Are You Afraid of Gay PDA? http://www.advocate.com/health/love-and-sex/2014/10/23/quiz-are-you-afraid-gay-pda <!--paging_filter-->Take this quiz and share the results with your friends — if you dare.<p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/health/love-and-sex/2014/10/23/quiz-are-you-afraid-gay-pda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Love and Sex Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:07 +0000 Advocate.com Editors 451926 at http://www.advocate.com EXCLUSIVE: Bette Midler Covers TLC's 'Waterfalls' http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/23/exclusive-bette-midler-covers-tlcs-waterfalls <!--paging_filter--><p>The Divine Miss M delivers a stunning cover of TLC’s classic ‘Waterfalls,’ from her upcoming album <em>It’s the Girls.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/music/2014/10/23/exclusive-bette-midler-covers-tlcs-waterfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jase Peeples 453770 at http://www.advocate.com Op-ed: Divided We Fall http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-divided-we-fall <!--paging_filter--><p>Finding common ground with a gun-loving guy in a pickup truck at 3 in the morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/10/23/op-ed-divided-we-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Commentary Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:12 +0000 Dave Stalling 447539 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: Gay Parents Create Quandary for Catholic Church, Says Fox Contributor http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/watch-gay-parents-create-quandary-catholic-church-says-fox-contributor <!--paging_filter--><p>Rev. Jonathan Morris seems to have qualms about welcoming children of gay parents, who are in what he calls 'irregular, difficult situations.'</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/23/watch-gay-parents-create-quandary-catholic-church-says-fox-contributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Fox News Roman Catholic Church Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Stevie St. John 453866 at http://www.advocate.com 69-Year-Old Brit Would Go Back to Hellish Moroccan Prison to Save Boyfriend http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/23/69-year-old-brit-would-go-back-hellish-moroccan-prison-save-boyfriend <!--paging_filter--><p>A new interview with a gay U.K. tourist imprisoned for 19 days, plus international pundits make it clear: A now-tarnished Moroccan tourism industry must decide if it wants the country to be a destination for LGBT visitors or not.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/world/2014/10/23/69-year-old-brit-would-go-back-hellish-moroccan-prison-save-boyfriend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:14:59 +0000 Thom Senzee 453829 at http://www.advocate.com Can PrEP Change the Global Fight Against HIV? http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/23/can-prep-change-global-fight-against-hiv <!--paging_filter--><p>Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, could help change the tide on new HIV infections worldwide. But that's only if the most at-risk populations can access the treatment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/31-days-prep/2014/10/23/can-prep-change-global-fight-against-hiv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 31 Days of PrEP World HIV & AIDS Health Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:11:20 +0000 Thom Senzee 451906 at http://www.advocate.com #TBT: Halloween Exhibitionism http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/23/tbt-halloween-exhibitionism <!--paging_filter--><p>You know how we feel about naked Santas ruining childhood dreams. Must you make Halloween slutty too? Here are some examples from the recent past.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/comedy/2014/10/23/tbt-halloween-exhibitionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comedy Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:00:50 +0000 Christopher Harrity 453441 at http://www.advocate.com WATCH: In Pat Robertson's Latest Diatribe, Gays Are 'Terrorists' http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/22/watch-pat-robertsons-latest-diatribe-gays-are-terrorists <!--paging_filter--><p>The right-wing televangelist adds to his string of homophobic hits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/10/22/watch-pat-robertsons-latest-diatribe-gays-are-terrorists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religion Pat Robertson Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:50:02 +0000 Stevie St. John 453849 at http://www.advocate.com