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Charles Silverstein, an Author of The Joy of Gay Sex, Dies at 87

Silverstein was also known for making the presentation before the American Psychiatric Association in 1973 that led to the removal of homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual’s list of mental illnesses.

Danica Roem On Her Thrash Metal Roots and Facing Off with Transphobia

The groundbreaking politician chats with The Advocate about her inspiring new memoir, Burn the Page

Angela Davis on Abolition, Capitalism, and the Politics of Coming Out

"There is so much more work to be done in this country," the acclaimed writer says.

Broadway Legend André De Shields Finally Gets His Flowers

The acclaimed actor talks about the five decades he's spent working on Broadway, being a long-term survivor of HIV, and why he describes himself as "an unreconstructed hippie."

Colton Haynes is Still 'Trying to Figure Out Who the F*ck I Am'

The actor opens up about being out as a teenager before Hollywood forced him back into the closet. 

Mama Gloria Allen Dies at 76: Listen to Her Last Known Interview

We spoke with the pioneering trans elder a month before her passing.

Danica Roem Is on the Frontlines of Trans History

The politician's new memoir shares every inspiring, heartbreaking, drunken moment of her history-making career.

Janelle Monáe: The Queer Icon Has a Warning For the Future

The singer talks about her journey to becoming a queer icon, new music, and her debut book, The Memory Librarian.

Kings of B'more: Your New YA Book Obsessions Is Here

"A lot of us learn about love is by loving our friends," R. Eric Thomas says. 

The 12 Best LGBTQ+ Books Of The Year (So Far)

A titan of the queer canon, Andrew Holleran returns with his first book in 16 years. 

Before Stonewall: The Women's House of Detention Changed Queer History

The historian Hugh Ryan will change how you think about our history.

Don Bachardy on His 33-Year Love Affair With Christopher Isherwood

The artist talks about what it was like being an out gay couple in the 50s and 60s.

Shatzi Weisberger: Meet The 91-Year-Old Death Educator

"I was a political lesbian for many years. I just loved being around lesbians."

Greg Louganis Proved What Is Possible For Athletes Living With HIV

"I didn't think I'd see 30, honestly," the four-time Olympic gold medal-winner says. 

Alexandra Billings is Redefining What Is Possible for Trans Actors

Currently starring in The Conners on ABC, there is zero precedent for the actress' remarkable career.

Ruthie Berman: The Pioneering Lesbian Shares Her Epic Love Story

Ruthie Berman and her wife, Connie Kurtz, successfully sued the New York City Board of Education for domestic partner benefits in 1988.

Harvey Fierstein Worked With Warhol Before Making Broadway History

The actor looks back on his historic career amidst a lifetime of "gender issues." 

The Harrowing Experience of Fighting for Gender-Affirming Health Care

Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker talks about the immense barriers she's faced in the health care system. 

This Trans Elder Is Changing Lives With Her 'Ministry of Presence'

Barbara Satin says, "It's part of my DNA...I work to try and make things better for people, including myself."