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In the Arts & Entertainment section, The Advocate brings readers all the latest news on Hollywood, Broadway, and beyond. From New York to Los Angeles, The Advocate shines a spotlight on the stars of the screen who are lending their voices to support the LGBT community, as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals who are moving the cultural needle. Discover A-list interviews, the best gay movies and reviews of theater, music, books and television. Learn how Arts & Entertainment can shape national dialogue and can work to advance equality.

Here's the queer history behind the TikTok Gen X Parents '80s dance challenge blowing up your timeline

TikTok has Gen X parents dancing carefree like it's the 1980s, but the synth-pop song "Smalltown Boy" from gay trio Bronski Beat, which plays over all the videos, was a lifeline for queer people of the era.

Kamala Harris celebrates 20 years of ‘Queer Eye’ with creators and cast

The show brought queer men into American living rooms at a time when being out was not easy and has moved forward LGBTQ+ representation in mainstream media.

Yvie Oddly spills the tea on 'All Stars' season 7 and toxic fans in new memoir (exclusive)

The RuPaul's Drag Race season 11 winner tells The Advocate about her new memoir All About Yvie: Into the Oddity and all the drama it dishes.

New docuseries goes behind the curtain to explore the mysteries of 'The Wizard of Oz'

Mysteries of Oz: 85 Questions Answered will delve into the magic and the myths behind the making of the iconic 1939 film — and what it means to LGBTQ+ audiences.

Jon Stewart wants everyone to 'stop pretending' corporations can support Pride

The Daily Show host is celebrating Pride Month, also known as "that time of year when corporations get together and financially exploit the decades-long struggle of gay people."

Kristen Stewart to play lesbian astronaut Sally Ride in 1st lead TV role

Kristen Stewart is headed to outer space in this new limited series.

Ncuti Gatwa and Jonathan Groff share passionate kiss and make 'Doctor Who' history

"I hope we're seeing Rogue again," Groff said of his Doctor Who character.

Abbi Jacobson & Jodi Balfour got married

Congratulations are in order for two of our favorite actors!

Conservatives scandalized over transgender drag queen Gottmik’s top surgery scars on ‘Drag Race All Stars’

The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars cast member left right-wing influencers gagged after a recent performance.

Trans employee slams Marvel's ‘allies’ Pride series for 'erasing' LGBTQ+ voices (exclusive)

Marvel said it would celebrate Pride this year "by looking beyond those of us in the LGBTQIA+ community and focusing on those who support them: the allies.”

Folk Uke's hilarious new love song to each other 'Gay for You' has a twist ending

Folk Uke is celebrating Pride with their new comedic love song to each other, "Gay for You."

Magic Johnson says he'll always 'support, guide, and love' his gay son in moving birthday post

Magic Johnson didn't always support his son EJ, but now the former basketball player is his "biggest fan."

Mark & Scott Hoying have an exciting update on their path to fatherhood (exclusive)

The adorable husbands are ready for the next step in their family.

A midsummer night’s dream as equalpride celebrates the Pride covers of Out and The Advocate magazines

The event celebrated the magazines’ Pride Month cover stars, Jonathan Groff (Merrily We Roll Along) for Out and Wayne Brady (The Wiz) for The Advocate.

Elliot Page is narrating 'Second Nature,' a documentary about gay animals

The documentary explores over 1,500 species that engage in same-sex relationships, following how some parent, change sex, and more.

'Ghost' screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin on coming out: 'I've never not been gay'

Rubin has opened up in his just-published memoir, It’s Only a Movie.

Brian Falduto celebrates Pride in this letter to his beloved ‘School of Rock’ character

20 years later, the country music artist pays homage to his iconic out-and-proud little Billy Fancy Pants.

Surprise! 'Hairspray' star Nikki Blonsky has eloped with Hailey Jo Jenson

The actor revealed that she married her partner last year, dishing on the details of the intimate engagement and ceremony.