The Advocate has been the definitive news source for America’s LGBT community since 1967. Every issue, The Advocate keeps you involved and informed on everything that’s important to you in LGBT news, politics, culture and entertainment. You’ll enjoy our intriguing interviews with important gay and lesbian newsmakers, plus you'll enrich your life with our regular coverage of gay travel, finance, fitness, and style. Now available with the cool convenience of digital delivery. Now expanded with exclusive video and slide show in every issue.
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Yep, I’m HIV-Positive And Happy • Now that I’m closer to achieving everything I wanted in life, is my story as an HIV-positive man irrelevant?
WHEN YOUR DAUGHTER WANTS TO PROTEST • Parenting children in the Trump era is complex on many levels.
Don’t Forget About You • Black professionals are told to work twice as hard, which is why we must also remember to take care of ourselves.
HER COCKTAILS ARE THE BEE’S KNEES • By incorporating local and artisanal ingredients, queer mixologist Ann Marie Del Bello crafts liquid works of art.
BURIED IN PLAIN SIGHT • After terrorizing Toronto’s gay community, serial killer Bruce McArthur is finally in custody. But did the police ignore the disappearances because they were gay and bi men of color?
MAN CHARGED IN TRANS WOMAN’S MURDER • The case is particularly notable for the quick arrest.
SAY THEIR NAMES • Four black lesbians were murdered in a single week. Did you hear about it?
PRAYING FOR DIVERSITY—AND REPRESENTATION • After the abrupt retirement of Rev. Darlene Garner, can the renowned LGBT-affirming Metropolitan Community Church still speak to queer people of color?
COMING TO AN AIRPORT NEAR YOU? • The owner of the hybrid boutique Feelmore Adult Gallery is just getting started.
MOVE OVER, BOYS • LET THESE QUEER LATINA ACTRESSES SHOW YOU HOW IT’S DONE.
Fuerte FEMME • FROM THE GRINDER TO BOJACK HORSEMEN AND SANTA CLARITA DIET, NATALIE MORALES IS TAKING OVER HOLLYWOOD, ONE HIT AT A TIME AND DOING IT ON HER OWN TERMS.
Mighty MUJER • BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’S BALL-BUSTING DETECTIVE ROSA DIAZ—AND STEPHANIE BEATRIZ, THE ACTRESS WHO PLAYS HER—ARE FEARLESSLY CHANGING THE WAY WE SEE LATINAS, BISEXUALS, AND SURVIVORS.
2018’S ICONS, INNOVATORS, & DISRUPTORS • POP CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ARE CHANGING FAST. MOVEMENTS, FROM BLACK LIVES MATTER TO #METOO ARE SHAPING CONVERSATIONS IN NEW WAYS. SO WE’RE CELEBRATING SOME OF OUR FAVORITE NEW ICONS, INNOVATORS, AND DISRUPTORS CHANGING THE FACE OF LGBTQ VISIBILITY IN ENTERTAINMENT AND BEYOND.
SEAN DESIREE • This musician and activist is helping queer people of color follow their dreams.
HALE APPLEMAN • In The Magicians, Hale Appleman plays a gay royal empowered by his own otherness.
NAFESSA WILLIAMS • As TV’s first black lesbian superhero, Nafessa Williams hopes to inspire other “little brown girls.”
RYE YOUNG • Rye Young contemplates what will happen following his departure from Third Wave Fund, the renowned program he saved from going under.
MATTEO LANE • Out comedian and ghost hunter Matteo Lane is on his way to stardom.
JANE C ESTHER • Jane C. Esther explores lesbian love in a future where Mars may be Earth’s only hope.
TEE FRANKLIN • This disabled artist breaks boundaries with a graphic novel and a lesbian love story for the ages.
GERARD WAY • Rock star Gerard Way proves he’s a multitalented creative with the comic series Doom Patrol.
TYGH LAWRENCE-CLARKE • Tygh Lawrence-Clarke is a mixed race trans man with a white son, and he’s navigating transition at midlife.
CALEB MARSHALL • Caleb Marshall burns down the...