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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A Brighter Future
Forgiving a Foul • The Dodgers boot a popular drag group from its Pride Night — then ask for their forgiveness.
Fighting Florida • Writers and publishers band together to sue Escambia County for removing and restricting access to certain books — many of them dealing with LGBTQ+ or racial matters.
Trouble in Tampa • Tampa cancels a Pride event in the wake of Florida governor Ron DeSantis signing several pieces of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation.
Sins of Santos • Multiple sources say the gay New York politician hid his involvement in companies he recommended to fellow Republicans.
GO, GLSEN! • The organization known for lobbying for queer youth honors several community allies and changemakers.
IN CONVERSATION WITH NANCY PELOSI • The former Speaker is more frank than ever, talking to us about embattled drag queens, the resiliency of San Francisco, and how Republicans are “losers.”
PASSAGES • Notable members of the community who recently shuffled off this mortal coil.
AROUND THE WORLD
Still Here, and Fabulous • Author and activist Mark S. King’s new memoir keeps it real about sex, drugs, and life as a long-term HIV survivor.
ONE ON ONE VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS • As Republicans vehemently attack abortion rights and trans rights, the VP sees a linked battle for bodily autonomy.
30 UNDER 30
For Your Consideration: Trace Lysette • In the family drama Monica, Lysette delivers one of the most powerful and timely performances of the year, but she’s still waiting for Hollywood to fully recognize her talents.
Revolutionary Raunch • Joy Ride star Sherry Cola shares why her hilarious summer flick could also change hearts and minds.