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.
FREE BRITTNEY • WNBA champion Brittney Griner remains detained in Russia as supporters push the Biden administration to act faster.
TROUBLED YOUTH • The Trevor Project’s most recent national survey found an increased suicide risk for LGBTQ+ young people.
MARRIAGE STORY • When a professor officiated a wedding ceremony as part of his “private citizenship activity,” his employer fired him.
TRANS TRAGEDY • Trans women are routinely targeted, but the killing of trans man Ray Muscat shines a light on a common culprit — intimate partner violence.
A TRIFECTA OF FIRSTS
A Home on Campus
GO GLOBAL • Recent months brought gains — and heartbreaking losses — to LGBTQ+ people throughout the globe.
REMEMBERING THOSE WE’VE LOST
CREATOR OF CHANGE • Urvashi Vaid is being remembered for her tireless activism and her ability to inspire others to reach ever higher.
REMEMBERING THE TRANS AMERICANS LOST TO VIOLENCE • The fatal violence against this community continues.
Let’s Talk About Sex • Don’t neuter the revolution.
SAVE THE CHILDREN • REPUBLICANS AND RIGHT-WING CONSPIRACY THEORISTS HAVE RAMPED UP ATTACKS ON LGBTQ+ YOUTH, BUT THE KIDS ARE FIGHTING BACK.
MEET OUR INAUGURAL ADVOCATES FOR CHANGE • TWENTY CHANGEMAKERS FOR LGBTQ+ EQUALITY SHARE THEIR DAILY LIVES AS PHOTOGRAPHED BY GOOGLE PIXEL.!
EVERY VOTE COUNTS • MUCH IS RIDING ON THIS YEAR’S MIDTERM ELECTION, AND LGBTQ+ VOTERS AND ALLIES CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE.
THE HOUSE FATHER • A GAY CONGRESSMAN, SEAN PATRICK MALONEY, HAS THE UNENVIABLE JOB OF FIGHTING OFF REPUBLICAN CONTROL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
ROEM WASN’T BUILT IN A DAY • DANICA ROEM’S NEW MEMOIR SHARES EVERY INSPIRING, HEARTBREAKING, DRUNKEN MOMENT OF HER RISE FROM FRONTING A METAL BAND TO BEING ON THE FRONT LINES OF POLITICAL GREATNESS.
AN ALLY RISES • MICHIGAN LEGISLATOR MALLORY MCMORROW STOOD UP TO THE “GROOMER” SLUR AND NOW IS OUT TO HELP OTHER PRO-EQUALITY POLITICIANS.
I LACI • The queer comedian and podcaster brings authentic Black queer visibility to the idealized world of iCarly.
BIG TIME LOVE AND HEARTBREAK • Angel Olsen’s new album explores her first queer relationship and personal tragedy in her best work yet.
BREAKING THE BINARY • Trans feminist Julia Serano’s latest book aims to sever sex from stigma.
LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX • The comedic doc A Sexplanation chips away at American prudishness and reminds viewers of the importance of knowing our bodies.
UN-REMEMBER THIS • Popular podcast host Danny Pellegrino released a heartfelt and hilarious memoir.
OUT OF THE SHADOWS • A friend of the lesbian folk legend Norma Tanega shares memories from her career and old gay Hollywood.
Modern Macabre • The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula has always been ahead of the game in terms of artistry and inclusion.