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Trace Lysette on Her 'Monica' Moment and Leading Lady Status

Beautiful and brilliant (and, incidentally, trans), the actress is an early awards contender for her starring role in Monica. But will Hollywood continue to reward her talents?

Hayley Kiyoko Creates a Lesbian Romance for Teens

Based on her iconic music video of the same name, Kiyoko’s debut novel knocks a queer YA romance out of the park.

Laura Jane Grace’s Rebel Yell Is a Call to Action for Trans Fans

The Against Me! founder is harnessing queer anger and funneling it into a raucous, cathartic tour.

Brendan Fraser Becomes Sixth Straight Man to Win Best Actor Oscar for Playing Gay

The actor was lauded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his role as a gay father in The Whale.

7 New LGBTQ+ Artists to Add to Your Spotify Playlist

These out musicians will start your spring off on the right listen.

The 12 Best Songs By Queer Artists in 2022

They made our playlists, and lives, gayer and greater this past year.

7 Queer Artists for Your Fall Playlist

We have your soundtrack for costume parties, pumpkin spice lattes, and sweater weather.

This Woman Performed With Richard Pryor When Being Trans Was Illegal

A Black trans woman bucking the law, the legendary Sir Lady Java performed alongside men like Redd Foxx, Sammy Davis Jr., and Don Rickles.

How Gay Dropout Director Francesca Gregorini Made Her Emmy Dreams Real

"I read that they were going to be making a limited series. And as soon as I saw that article, I was on speed dial to my agents...and I was just like, 'Get me this job.'"

ALOTO's Lea Robinson on Queer Family and What Connects Us

By playing Max Chapman's trans uncle in A League of Their Own, Lea Robinson shows a Black trans man thriving.

Theo Germaine on How They/Them Is the Queer Horror Flick for Our Time

The nonbinary star of They/Them, Theo Germaine, is ready for the golden age of queer horror.

Singer Angel Olsen Pays Homage to Queer Love & Heartbreak on Big Time

The artist explores her first queer relationship and personal tragedy in her best work yet.

Bratz Releases First-Ever Same-Sex Couple Dolls for Pride

Roxxi and Nevra have never looked better!

Transgender Talent Founder Ann Thomas Places Trans Actors Globally

The founder of the first management company for trans actors chats with The Advocate about her journey to becoming a Hollywood changemaker. 

Patricia Highsmith Is 'Flung Out of Space' in Graphic Novel Biography​

Flung Out of Space perfectly balances the beauty of storytelling with the darkness of the groundbreaking lesbian writer's life.

Here's Why Lin-Manuel Miranda Cast Michaela Jaé Rodriguez in New Film

Miranda spoke with The Advocate about casting Rodriguez in the strong ensemble cast of the Netflix film based on Jonathan Larson's musical. 

Why ‘Pose’ Star Michaela Jaé Rodriguez Is Our Person of the Year

The Emmy-nominated performer has earned the clout to shape the future.

Yogi Jessamyn Stanley Says Namaste to the Self

Wellness expert Jessamyn Stanley on the vision behind Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance.

What Weight Lifter Laurel Hubbard Means to Trans People in Sports

History-making weight lifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first out trans athlete to compete in the Olympics.