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Arts & Entertainment

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.

10 queer films of 2024 you have to see

Some must-see LGBTQ+ films of the year include the homoerotic Challengers and the Kristen Stewart and Katy O’Brian neo-noir lesbian flick Love Lies Bleeding. And those are just the beginning of a 2024 movie binge.

13 LGBTQ+ films TCM is spotlighting for Pride Month

Out host Dave Karger and author Alonso Duralde take you through a wealth of films June 21 and 28.

'Hollywood Pride' tells you all you want to know about LGBTQ+ films and artists

Film historian and critic Alonso Duralde's new book offers a comprehensive view.

Our Lady J's Return to Music

The multi-talented writer, director, and musician is back with her first song in a decade.

New 'Golden Girls'-style comedy heading for Hulu with Matt Bomer and Nathan Lane as its stars

We can't wait for how campy and hilarious this is going to be.

The Boys' lesbian star Valorie Curry on mocking her hateful right-wing character

The Boys' new supe Firecracker punches down on queer people. The show's lesbian star Valorie Curry tells The Advocate why it's important that she got to portray her.

Adam Lambert tells homophobes to 'Get over it. Mind your own business' (exclusive)

The global music superstar has new EDM songs and a new EP coming out, that is at once dramatic and dreamy — perfect for the Pride season.

Cynthia Lee Fontaine is telling this historic Texas drag queen's story in a new documentary (exclusive)

The RuPaul’s Drag Race season eight Miss Congeniality winner tells The Advocate about a new documentary she's part of that follows the life of drag legend Barbette.

Cyndi Lauper is our Advocate of the year: 'Hon, I'm a family member'

The legendary icon continues to use her voice to create beautiful music and stand up for equality for all.

10 LGBTQ+ entertainers close to EGOT status

So close, so coveted... who will be the next to win the achievement?

Austin Wolf reveals how he came out and explained his raunchy job to his family

The gay adult entertainer is getting candid on his journey to fame.

Joel Kim Booster opens up about 'imposter syndrome' and feeling like a 'fraud'

"I wish I had half the confidence I had at 26 that I do at 36, because the impostor syndrome is real," the comedian recently told Out Magazine.

Ian McKellen hospitalized after falling during a performance in London

The acclaimed gay actor reportedly lost his footing in a fight scene and fell.

Zane Phillips figured out his sexuality by acting 'stupid in a very specific way'

"Straight boys are stupid with each other in their own kind of way, but I never really accessed that," the out actor recently told

11 of Sarah Paulson's Best Performances (So Far)

These are our favorite roles by the Emmy- and Tony-winning actor.

8 Ariana DeBose must-see musical theater Performances ahead of the Tony Awards

The multi-talented Ariana DeBose (the first out queer woman of color to win an Oscar) is hosting the Tony Awards for a third time. Here are seven performances that spotlight her outsized gifts.

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.