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The Advocate

November - December 2020
Magazine

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 Advocate

EDITOR'S LETTER

OUT ON THE RANGE • Wyoming’s LGBTQ+ legislators are trying change the state’s image — and its reality.

BELLA OF THE BALL • Harvey Fierstein’s one-man show about one of the most influential women in politics, Bella Abzug, has found a new home on Audible.

No Bullying Zone! • According to a poll of the Australian Ice Hockey League, where over onequarter of the players hail from the U.S. or Canada:

PARENTING ALONE IN A PANDEMIC • As the situation becomes increasingly grim for working parents, one single mom shares an average day of doing it all.

ONE HOT TAMALE • The lesbian creator of some of L.A. and Las Vegas’s hippest Mexican restaurants reflects on her nearly four decades in the industry — and wonders about its future.

Chinola Margarita

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE • Even after a disastrous year and over 218,000 American deaths, many Trump supporters are still diehards. What can explain the loyalty of his base?

FREEDOM DREAMER • Pose star Ryan Jamaal Swain has never been more liberated than he is right now.

SECRETS OF THE SOUTH • True Blood and Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball’s new film, Uncle Frank, is his most personal project yet.

BLY-THE SPIRIT • From stud to super femme, the fabulous queer star of The Haunting of Bly Manor, T’Nia Miller, shows her range.

SILENCE = DEATH • The author of The Beauty Myth on the controversy around her latest book, the LGBTQ+ activism of her family, and how being censored is a kind of death.

GROUNDHOG GAY • Director Ali LeRoi and writer Stanley Kalu discuss the drama about a Black gay teen who is forced to relive his death at the hands of law enforcement.

7 QUEER ARTISTS WHO’LL BLOW YOU AWAY • These out stars are making killer music for your next playlist, whatever the mood.

Cracking Opera’s Trans Glass Ceiling • Lucia Lucas’s history-making opera career is captured in a new documentary, The Sound of Identity.

Cancer Can’t Stop the Music • Ex-Murmurs member Heather Reid bounced back from cancer treatments and won’t let an increasingly uncertain world stop her either.

A Great Love Endures • Timothy Ray Brown, who doctors declared “functionally cured” of HIV, spent his last days surrounded by love.

UNIVERSAL QUILT • The National AIDS Memorial brings the full quilt to a global audience online.

Ending the (Other) Pandemic • As the world grappled with a new pandemic, World AIDS Day, observed December 1, is a reminder that an earlier one hasn’t gone away.

DON WE NOW OUR Gay APPAREL • LGBTQ+ icon CLEA DUVALL directs KRISTEN STEWART and MACKENZIE DAVIS in Happiest Season, the first studio-backed holiday romantic comedy centered on a same-sex couple. And it’s the best gay Christmas present ever.

Queering HOLLYWOOD • Happiest Season’s out director, Clea DuVall, was a lesbian icon paving the way for queer representation at a time when doing so was still considered risky.

THE Gayest SEASON OF ALL • From Alias to Happiest Season, out veteran actor Victor Garber shines in every role.

2020 “I DO NOT RECOMMEN” THE YEAR THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING • 2020 IS THE YEAR WE WILL NEVER FORGET.

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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 70 Publisher: Here Media Edition: November - December 2020

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  • Release date: November 19, 2020

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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 Advocate

EDITOR'S LETTER

OUT ON THE RANGE • Wyoming’s LGBTQ+ legislators are trying change the state’s image — and its reality.

BELLA OF THE BALL • Harvey Fierstein’s one-man show about one of the most influential women in politics, Bella Abzug, has found a new home on Audible.

No Bullying Zone! • According to a poll of the Australian Ice Hockey League, where over onequarter of the players hail from the U.S. or Canada:

PARENTING ALONE IN A PANDEMIC • As the situation becomes increasingly grim for working parents, one single mom shares an average day of doing it all.

ONE HOT TAMALE • The lesbian creator of some of L.A. and Las Vegas’s hippest Mexican restaurants reflects on her nearly four decades in the industry — and wonders about its future.

Chinola Margarita

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE • Even after a disastrous year and over 218,000 American deaths, many Trump supporters are still diehards. What can explain the loyalty of his base?

FREEDOM DREAMER • Pose star Ryan Jamaal Swain has never been more liberated than he is right now.

SECRETS OF THE SOUTH • True Blood and Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball’s new film, Uncle Frank, is his most personal project yet.

BLY-THE SPIRIT • From stud to super femme, the fabulous queer star of The Haunting of Bly Manor, T’Nia Miller, shows her range.

SILENCE = DEATH • The author of The Beauty Myth on the controversy around her latest book, the LGBTQ+ activism of her family, and how being censored is a kind of death.

GROUNDHOG GAY • Director Ali LeRoi and writer Stanley Kalu discuss the drama about a Black gay teen who is forced to relive his death at the hands of law enforcement.

7 QUEER ARTISTS WHO’LL BLOW YOU AWAY • These out stars are making killer music for your next playlist, whatever the mood.

Cracking Opera’s Trans Glass Ceiling • Lucia Lucas’s history-making opera career is captured in a new documentary, The Sound of Identity.

Cancer Can’t Stop the Music • Ex-Murmurs member Heather Reid bounced back from cancer treatments and won’t let an increasingly uncertain world stop her either.

A Great Love Endures • Timothy Ray Brown, who doctors declared “functionally cured” of HIV, spent his last days surrounded by love.

UNIVERSAL QUILT • The National AIDS Memorial brings the full quilt to a global audience online.

Ending the (Other) Pandemic • As the world grappled with a new pandemic, World AIDS Day, observed December 1, is a reminder that an earlier one hasn’t gone away.

DON WE NOW OUR Gay APPAREL • LGBTQ+ icon CLEA DUVALL directs KRISTEN STEWART and MACKENZIE DAVIS in Happiest Season, the first studio-backed holiday romantic comedy centered on a same-sex couple. And it’s the best gay Christmas present ever.

Queering HOLLYWOOD • Happiest Season’s out director, Clea DuVall, was a lesbian icon paving the way for queer representation at a time when doing so was still considered risky.

THE Gayest SEASON OF ALL • From Alias to Happiest Season, out veteran actor Victor Garber shines in every role.

2020 “I DO NOT RECOMMEN” THE YEAR THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING • 2020 IS THE YEAR WE WILL NEVER FORGET.

The 2020 Holiday...


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