Dalila Ali Rajah
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40 Under 40

The Advocate's annual list of 40 exemplary people under age 40 has a message we think all generations should hear. This year the 40 Under 40 series highlights young LGBT people fighting intersectional battles in our greater community.

This rapper pulls off an amazing feat on his new album Riot Boy: he preaches against intolerance and stupidity without being preachy.

December 30 2015 9:00 AM

In their road to the Oscars, Mya Taylor and Kitana Kiki Rodriguez have ignited national conversations on sex work and media representation.

December 29 2015 11:31 AM

By bringing unconventional LGBT heroes to the forefront, Steve Orlando is changing the landscape of comic books for a new generation. 

December 28 2015 6:00 AM

The blogger turned TV writer is preparing to embark on a journey to turn his story of growing up gay and disabled into a sitcom with the help of Jim Parsons. 

December 25 2015 5:05 AM

DeRay Mckesson wasn't planning to be on the front lines of a movement. But the educator-turned-activist says there's no turning back in the fight for life, liberation, and justice. 

December 24 2015 5:00 AM

The fight against Islamophobia is part of a quest for the "movable middle" that LGBT people have long sought, argues activist Omar Sharif Jr.

December 23 2015 5:19 AM