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Read the latest news about gay people. The Advocate profiles the actors, politicians, public figures, athletes, musicians, filmmakers, activists, drag performers, celebrities, and more who are making contributions to the LGBT community. Since its inception, The Advocate has headlined gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, and ally luminaries who are moving the cultural needle and starting conversations that push for equality. Hear the stories of gay people from local, national, and international stages. Be inspired by interviews and news of people like Tim Cook, Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, Sam Smith, Barney Frank, and other public figures.

The gay singer made the revelation about his gender identity in an interview with The Times of London.

October 22 2017 9:06 PM

Plenty of queer people are saying, "Me too."

October 17 2017 8:30 PM

This Brooklyn-based dancer-poet duo break boundaries while exposing intersectional discrimination.

October 12 2017 5:39 AM

The singer has gone back and forth on the matter for years and now says being gay or transgender is "unnatural."

October 06 2017 8:27 PM

Some say James Davis, who performs as Elaine Lancaster, was fired, but he says he quit — and he's now joining forces with Milo Yiannopoulos.

October 03 2017 8:07 PM
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