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Oklahoma High School’s atmosphere of bullying exposed in wake of Nex Benedict’s death

Former and current students complain that they are subjected to bullying with little to no intervention by Owasso school officials.

Sam Altman on AI, queerness, and being grateful for the journey he’s on (exclusive)

In an interview with The Advocate, the “it” CEO of the global business world opens up about being an AI revolutionary, his journey as a gay man, and his hopes for the future.

This gay dad is standing up to conservatives after one host called him a 'pervert homo' (exclusive)

José Rolón, known as @nycgaydad on social media, is speaking out after a "D-list Tucker Carlson" accused him of sexcrimes without evidence.

Stormy Daniels isn’t backing down and has a message for you (EXCLUSIVE)

As former president Donald Trump’s lawyers work overtime to silence Stormy Daniels, she fearlessly speaks truth to power.

Angry donors convert outrage over Nex Benedict’s death into action giving to pro-LGBTQ+ candidates

A progressive fundraising platform that lets donors direct their funds toward political races with the most impact on LGBTQ+ issues has seen a boost after the teen's death in Oklahoma.

The Boebert crime family? Lauren Boebert's son Tyler charged after alleged theft and vandalism spree

Whatever values right-wing Rep. Lauren Boebert claims to uphold at least seem to run in her family.

Out country music personality Cody Alan on Beyoncé busting the genre’s barriers for other Black women

Beyoncé has already made history in the music industry, now she's the first Black woman to top Billboard’s country chart.

Allison Russell speaks out after Tennessee Republicans' snub: 'Pretty blatant'

Instead of focusing on the "blatant" behavior of state Republicans, Allison Russell says "we need to motivate, encourage, and empower the voters in Tennessee to show up at the polls."

Matteo Lane on mastering the comedic journey with authenticity and laughter as a gay entertainer (exclusive)

Tracing his path from opera singer to celebrated comic, the Chicago native reflects on fifteen years of connecting with audiences as a queer person, his marriage, and “not politics” in an interview with The Advocate.

Lux Pascal, Pedro Pascal's trans sister, to star in upcoming thriller  'Summer War'

Lux Pascal has landed a huge role in an upcoming thriller based on Chilean novel The Third Reich, in which a war strategy game leads to real world consequences.

Samuel Alito is afraid of being called a bigot? Jim Obergefell has heard far worse (exclusive)

Samual Alito referenced Jim Obergefell's case when lamenting on homophobia not being acceptable. Well, Obergefell has some words for Alito.

Marcia Gay Harden on how her three queer kids made her an activist

"I'm learning on a daily basis ... from all of the kids,” the acclaimed actor says.

Taylor Tomlinson explores bisexuality in new special ‘Have It All’

“So, anyway, I’ve been trying to figure out if I’m bisexual, or if I just binged Euphoria too fast,” Tomlinson said.

Kristen Stewart looks amazing wearing a jockstrap on the cover of Rolling Stone

Stewart is starring in the upcoming erotic thriller Love Lies Bleeding.

Kamala Harris marks 20 years since first officiating same-sex marriages and reunites with gay couple she wed

On Valentine’s Day weekend in 2004, the vice president first performed same-sex marriages as San Francisco district attorney. The Advocate spoke exclusively to a gay couple she married.

Aaron Rodgers and Joe Rogan spout harmful, transphobic nonsense on recent podcast episode

On Rogan's podcast, they claimed doctors are talking kids into transition just to make money.

Yes, Dixon Dallas knows he's driving conservatives, rednecks, and all the gays mad

The controversial country singer is opened up all about his haters, his lovers, and his new heartbreak anthem.

Felicity Huffman wouldn't do 'Transamerica' role today

“I think we should reflect the audience and that’s got to include everybody," the actress says.

Will Ferrell's documentary with transgender best friend finds a home

Will & Harper, an "intimate portrayal of friendship, transition, and America," has been scooped up after a much lauded Sundance premiere.