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.
THE RAINBOW WAVE • Kick off 2019 with over 150 new LGBTQ folks in office!
HATE CRIME VICTIM IDENTIFIED AFTER 45 YEARS • Nearly half a century after one of the largest LGBTQ mass murders, one “unclaimed” man finally has a name.
TRANS MUSE • This gay man is making beautiful music with the trans community—and teaching us a lesson in unity in the process.
The Work Closet • Less than half of LGBTQ workers are out at their job.
YES, CHEF! • Meet the military brat feeding Boston and fighting misogyny.
Resistance is Never Futile • Stacey Abrams showed us how to fight.
TALKING ABOUT A REVOLUTION • How disabled queer and trans people of color are daring to imagine (and create) spaces where people of all shapes, sizes, and abilities have intrinsic value.
TRANS WOMEN CAN PREP WITHOUT FEAR • The latest research debunks a commonly held misconception about hormones and PrEP.
MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE • Actor, writer, and producer Lena Waithe capitalized on her history-making Emmy win to launch numerous other projects focusing on the black experience.
DAN LEVY IS THE SCHITT • When his character came out pansexual on Schitt’s Creek, it began to change the way other TV writers depicted queer love.
THE GOOD KIND OF TROUBLE • The Fosters’s spin-off expands the notion of family—and increases visibility for queers of color and bisexuals.
PRINCESS OF POWER • Noelle Stevenson is kicking the patriarchy’s ass, princess style, with her modern incarnation of an ‘80s cartoon classic.
STRANGER THINGS • Teen Wolf writer Jeff Davis on the challenge of adapting the Dean Koonz novel, Strangers, to the small screen.
ROLLING WITH MOLLEE • Actress and dancer Mollee Gray on coming out, getting married, and shedding her Disney image.
It’s Time to Adopt a New Attitude • Having HIV doesn’t need to get in the way of your dreams, including building a family.
RAINBOW CONVOS • This must-have guide for discussing LGBTQ relatives with kids will tickle your funny bone—and warm your heart.
CRAZY HANDSOME ASIANS • AS FILM AND TV AUDIENCES PLAY WITNESS TO THE SO-CALLED ASIAN-AMERICAN TIPPING POINT IN HOLLYWOOD (AND HOPEFULLY BEYOND), THESE THREE OUT ACTORS—VINCENT RODRIGUEZ, NICO SANTOS, AND JAKE CHOI—ARE LEADING THE WAY.
OLIVER’S TWIST • NICO SANTOS IS WAY MORE THAN JUST THE SCENE-STEALING GAY GUY ON CRAZY RICH ASIANS.
MOVE OVER CAPTAIN AMERICA • VINCENT RODRIGUEZ BROKE GROUND FOR ASIAN-AMERICAN MEN ON TV. NOW HE WANTS TO BE A SUPERHERO.
ALL ABOUT JAKE • THE SEXY STAR OF ABC’S HIT SINGLE PARENTS IS HELPING BRIDGE THE STRAIGHT-QUEER COMMUNITY GAP, JUST BY LIVING HIS OWN TRUTH.
The Best Global Getaways For 2019
LAKE COMO • George Clooney, James Bond, and Herb Caen all fell for Italy’s Lake Como—now you can too.
CORK, IRELAND • The rebellious Irish city embraces LGBTQ people, celebrates Native history, offers inventive cuisine, and safeguards Celtic culture.
SOUTH AFRICA • Traveling through South Africa in the shadow of Black Panther—and Nelson Mandela.
BANGKOK • Walking Bangkok’s creative district will inspire you to dream...