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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 LGBTQ+ organization is throwing a star-studded virtual ceremony hosted by Angelica Ross (Pose).

August 12 2020 10:00 AM

The Star Trek legend says that the term "cis," as in the "opposite of trans," has only ever been used as a form of harassment against him. 

August 10 2020 4:02 PM

Ianne Fields Stewart discusses her organization, The Okra Project, which brings home-cooked meals to trans folks.

August 04 2020 11:16 AM

The third richest woman in the world is putting her money where her mouth is. 

July 29 2020 4:37 PM

The out actor who played the groundbreaking gay character Kurt Hummel on Glee credits Rivera for her "heroic" portrayal of a Latinx lesbian teen. 

July 21 2020 10:27 PM
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