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.
10 QUEER THINGS TO KEEP YOU FROM BOREDOM
Mourning in America • The emotional trauma after the pandemic has yet to be spoken about seriously on a public stage. It’s time to start the discussion.
Privilege in a Pandemic • When it comes to surviving the pandemic, wealth and race factor heavily.
DRAG OUT THE VOTE • How Drag Race alum Jaremi Carey and gal-pal Jackie Huba are using drag to get queers and young people to the polls this November.
MUSIC BEHIND BARS • Philadelphia-based rapper and songwriter BL Shirelle is recording and producing the work of currently incarcerated musicians.
NICO GOES BEYOND • Queer nonbinary actor and activist Nico Tortorella on learning LGBTQ+ history, checking white privilege, and landing their dream role as a queer action hero in the new Walking Dead spinoff.
TURNING TRAUMA INTO SONG • Joey Soloway, Faith Soloway, Shakina Nayfack, and Alexandra Billings discuss the legacy of Transparent and its musical finale.
A Very Queer Western • The supernatural Syfy series about Wyatt Earp’s badass heir gave lesbian and bisexual women one of TV’s most enduring couples.
7 QUEER ARTISTS WHO ARE CHANGING THE INDUSTRY • In this time of change, resilience and innovation are vital.
PASSION IN NEON • Erasure’s pioneering gay front man Andy Bell celebrates love and nostalgia with the group’s new album.
TAKING BUBBLE BATHS WITH NINA SIMONE • From signing Metallica to beating AIDS to bath time with the high priestess of soul, a gay former music executive spills his guts in a new memoir.
GRAPHIC AFFIRMATION • Beetle & the Hollowbones effortlessly centers positive LGBTQ+ characters and storylines in a youngadult graphic novel.
OPENING DOORS • Filmmakers Quincy LeNear and Deondray Gossett created The DL Chronicles during a time when Black queer stories were nearly nonexistent.
HANNAH GADSBY IS STILL PUNCHING UP • The sensation behind Nanette has plenty more to say about the state of the world.
THE QUEER GIRL NEXT DOOR
Changing Fashion for Good • Ali Kavoussi, managing partner at The Lions Talent Management, has found his purpose making the world more caring and beautiful.
MART CROWLEY’S Legacy • The play wright of The Boys in the Band is now getting overdue recognition as the creator of a gay classic. His story of an eccentric, edgy group of gay men lives on in a new Netflix adaption.
THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN • The Boys in the Band may take place in 1968, complete with bell-bottoms and Judy Garland impersonations, but the new Netflix movie starring all out queer men shows the story is as relevant as ever.
THE FUTURE OF LGBTQ+ TV • As the global pandemic went into full swing, virtual entertainment became the new normal. Now, several of queer Hollywood’s rising stars are seizing the moment by creating a new future where our storylines are front and center. But building a more inclusive future will have its challenges.
THE STORYTELLERS • HOLLYWOOD’S MOST PROMISING CREATORS SHARE HOW THEY’RE MAKING QUEER TV IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL DISTANCING.
NONBINARY VISIONARIES • VIDA’S SER ANZOATEGUI, TRANSPARENT’S JOEY SOLOWAY, TRINKETS’S...