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Right-wing host forced to remove videos after calling gay dad a 'pervert homo' (exclusive)

After making unfounded accusations against gay family influencer José Rolón, right-wing pundit Stew Peters was immediately forced to retreat.

A veteran came out as gay in his obituary. Now, his family is praising his final 'salute'

The niece of Edward Thomas Ryan, the decorated military veteran who came out as gay in his obituary, is proud her uncle "got to open doors for other people."

This CNN Analyst broke off an arranged marriage. Now, he's celebrating Pride Month

Saju Mathews, a medical analyst for CNN, opened up about his escape from an arranged marriage in a recent Pride Month post.

A trans girl was assaulted at a Minnesota high school. Her family is demanding justice (exclusive)

The mother of a transgender girl who was viciously attacked at Hopkins High School in Minnesota tells The Advocate about the response from both the school and local community.

Mark & Scott Hoying have an exciting update on their path to fatherhood (exclusive)

The adorable husbands are ready for the next step in their family.

More Than 50 of Our Favorite LGBTQ+ Moms

Our community's out moms could use some more visibility — and a big thank you too.

Nico Tortorella was changed by fatherhood. His new album is all about it (exclusive)

Nico Tortorella told The Advocate how fatherhood inspired him to break his hiatus and release a new album of his own.

Russian poetry contest bans entries from transgender poets

Organizers said the contest is open to all except those who have “cheated” or “changed” their gender.

A Republican mom and her transgender son open up about unconditional love and acceptance

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen and his mother, former GOP lawmaker Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, are out to show, through their experience and optimism, how every trans child's life matters.

Italy’s prime minister says surrogacy ‘inhuman’ as party backs steeper penalties

The move to criminalize surrogacy is largely seen as a move against the LGBTQ+ community.

11 celebs who love their LGBTQ+ siblings

These A-Listers will always have their queer siblings' backs!

Watch these brothers step up after their dad refused to attend their sister's queer wedding

After one bride's father refused to attend or take part in her wedding, her brothers decided to fill his role instead.

Right-wing group won't condemn Uganda's 'kill the gays' law, enraging queer Democrats

"When you’re given the opportunity to publicly oppose a law that permits the government to execute LGBTQI+ people just because of who they are, why wouldn’t you take it?" says Congressional Equality Caucus Chair Mark Pocan.

Charges dropped against Florida family accused of blinding gay man in brutal assault

The alleged victim said the family was upset after discovering he was romantically involved with one of the sons.

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.

Pentatonix's Scott Hoying & husband Mark Hoying are ready to start a family (exclusive)

The adorable hubbies are gearing up for their next chapter and chatting with The Advocate on the Grammys red carpet.

Jared Polis on being a dad, husband — and America's first out gay governor

The Colorado leader opens up about maintaining an idyllic home life in increasingly uncertain times.

How a gay hockey star is fighting homophobia when not in the rink

Brock McGillis is on a "Cultural Shift Tour" speaking to over 100 high school and minor league teams about LGBTQ+ acceptance.

Men Are More Comfortable Going to a Gay Bar Than Telling Family 'I Love You'

Men are more uncomfortable saying "I love you" to their relatives or crying in front of other men than they are going to a gay bar, according to a recent survey.

Meet the Queer Puerto Ricans Healing Through Voguing

“That’s what ballroom is about, being yourself, even if it’s just for a few hours,” one participant said.