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.
TRANS TRIUMPH • San Francisco officially declares August as a time to remember and honor trans history and rights.
RIDE HIGH • A piece of California’s iconic 101 freeway has been named in honor of groundbreaking astronaut Sally Ride.
Aging With Flair • A gay man has been appointed to lead the California Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
EDIE WINDSOR: SUPERHEROINE • The marriage equality warrior gets the comic book treatment by industry vets and real-life couple Cat Staggs and Amanda Deibert.
Building Blocks • A storied hall at the College of William & Mary has been renamed in honor of an accomplished gay alumnus.
PULPIT OF PRIDE • Lutherans “prayerfully and thoughtfully voted to do a historic thing,” says the Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer, just installed as the first out trans bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
A CHANNEL OF THEIR OWN • After six years of broadcasting queer stories, the LGBTQ+ network Revry is seeing its influence grow around the globe.
10 THINGS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS QUEER
LGBTQ+ GROUNDBREAKERS GONE TOO SOON • We bid farewell to those we’ve lost.
THE KILLING OF TRANS AMERICANS PERSISTS
GIRLS ON FILM • What does sex between women in movies say about actual women-loving-women desire?
THE GREAT BI NOPE? • Out U.S. senator Kyrsten Sinema supports the Equality Act but isn’t willing to remove a barrier to its passage.
POSED FOR GREATNESS • The Emmy-nominated Pose star Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is our Person of the Year and a performer with the clout to shape the future.
SURVIVOR’S SPIRIT • Musician Tony Enos is an example of possibility for people living with HIV.
BUT ALL I CAN THINK ABOUT IS YOU • The unequal responses to two national tragedies trigger a flood of memories.
MEET OUR 2021 PEOPLE OF THE YEAR • These firebrand artists, politicians, and more are building a better future for LGBTQ+ people.
The Black Gay Agenda • Lil Nas X leads the way for a generation with his artistry and authenticity.
Reggie Rising • President Biden’s senior adviser on LGBTQ+ issues, Reggie Greer, is making sure diverse voices are heard.
Build a Bridge • Black gay activist Edafe Okporo isn’t waiting for someone else to make the U.S. a better place.
Privilege for Good • Tori Cooper is advocating for trans Americans at a time of both progress and backlash.
Bringing Their A Game • Disabled nonbinary artist A. Andrews aids others through their work.
Fields of Poppy • Hacks star Poppy Liu is making the kind of art she never saw growing up.
Authority Figure • Leyna Bloom gained prominence as the first out trans woman of color on a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover and a charismatic performer on big and small screens.
The Mighty Quinn • Gold medal–winning Canadian soccer star Quinn opened doors for trans kids in sports.
Football Is So Gay • Defensive end Carl Nassib is changing the game on and off the field.
Love Language • Bisexual actor Natalie Morales took her experience behind the camera to deliver of-the-moment movies.
The Good Doctor • The...