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"I had to cancel all public appearances, because I thought that person could have had a gun," said McGowan in this exclusive clip from Shook with Ashlee Marie Preston.  

February 23 2018 12:56 PM

"I thought I was going to cry," said the Mummy actor, who feared for years to recount the incident.

February 22 2018 7:54 PM

The new LGBT Stories podcast lets queer people share their own stories. Read and listen to Natalie's tale of heroism and viral fame.

February 20 2018 2:54 PM

Whose mother wouldn't want him to date Adam Rippon? A mom can dream.

February 19 2018 12:56 PM

As The Advocate wraps up its 50th year, we look back at the heroes who changed all of us.

February 12 2018 4:51 PM

There are heroes who should be honored all year, but especially during Black History Month.

February 09 2018 2:57 PM

A new podcast lets queer people share their own stories. Read and listen to Jen's tale below.

February 07 2018 5:04 AM