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 "Emperor of Hair" discusses his coming-out journey; his ex-wife, Jackée Harry; and his new book, By the Way.

May 21 2018 4:04 PM

One of the passengers said it was "a big reaction for such a small display of affection between two guys."

May 19 2018 5:01 PM

The celebrity hairstylist opens up about his sexual orientation for the first time in his memoir, By the Way.

May 15 2018 11:00 AM

A decade before her death, iconic actress Margot Kidder sat down with The Advocate to discuss her career, her feelings on then-candidate Barack Obama, and her liaisons with women. 

May 14 2018 3:14 PM