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She lifted us all up with her voice and friendship.

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The trans singer speaks to Jeffrey Masters about being incarcerated in a men's prison as well as her burgeoning music career.

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Queer fans celebrate the Queen of Pop on her 60th birthday.

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On the eve of the icon's 60th birthday, venture back to 1991 with this epic conversation. Ball culture, Warren Beatty's penis, Michael Jackson's sexual orientation — it's all in there.

August 15 2018 3:49 PM

The Advocate's Ashley Jiang and Monica Rodman take you to the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Conference in San Francisco.

August 09 2018 7:01 AM

The trans actor, known for his work on The Bold and the Beautiful, dishes on the downsides of visibility.

August 08 2018 5:34 AM

A Facebook group supporting "traditional marriage" is up in arms over a pro-LGBTQ edition of the singer's Fantasy scent.

August 06 2018 4:09 PM