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.

The Fighters: Meet Fan Popo, an activist filmmaker and director of the Beijing Queer Film Festival, an underground film event that is pushing for LGBT equality in China.

August 19 2014 7:00 AM

The Fighters: Grandson of two famous actors, Omar Sharif Jr. follows in their footsteps on screen, but also works to improve lives of LGBT people in the Arab world.

August 19 2014 6:00 AM

In an appearance on ABC's This Week, the Emmy-nominated actress spoke candidly about her childhood suicide attempt, and hopes that her visibility helps others feel less alone.

August 18 2014 7:11 PM

The Hedwig and the Angry Inch star now has a caricature onĀ iconic restaurant's walls of fame.

August 18 2014 1:40 PM

When the organization Planting Peace learned the hateful Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to picket the funeral of Robin Williams, the put a plan of their own into action.

August 16 2014 4:39 PM