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.
L.A. LIGHTS • LGBTQ+ celebs and activists gathered to celebrate a one-of-akind collaboration between The Advocate, Out, and Google.
RUN LIKE THE WIND • A 26-year-old avid runner made history in May by winning the nonbinary category of the Bay to Breakers 12K race in San Francisco.
HOUSE ON FIRE • The LGBTQ+ shelter that provided crucial services, particularly to vulnerable young transgender Washingtonians, has ceased operations after its founder vanished.
HOW TO SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE (FROM THE SUPREME COURT) • First comes love, then comes stripping abortion rights, then comes targeting marriage equality. How do you prepare?
FROM MANY, ONE • The world’s largest LGBTQ+ history repository must represent the stories of the whole community, says the new board chair for the ONE Archives Foundation.
CLASS ACT • The Advance Change Together initiative is offering grants of up to $50,000 to Latinx LGBTQ + organizations.
A MOTHER TO ALL • The founder of a charm school for homeless trans youth at Chicago’s Center on Halsted, Gloria Allen, has died.
SAYING FAREWELL • Remembering some of the LGBTQ+ people and allies who died earlier this year.
REMEMBERING THE TRANS AMERICANS LOST TO VIOLENCE • The fatal violence against this community continues.
IT TAKES A GLOBAL VILLAGE • From Japan to Argentina, there have been gains and losses for LGBTQ+ people.
‘BORN THIS WAY’ OR NOT? • “Born this way” has been an effective argument for our rights, but not every LGBTQ+ person feels it speaks their truth. How can we have a conversation around this without empowering anti-LGBTQ+ forces?
VIVA VAVOOM! • What’s got chi-chis, machismo, and fabulous queer flamboyance?
ROAD TRIPPING • RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Bob the Drag Queen and Monét X Change are taking their podcast on tour.
SLASHING THE BINARY • Nonbinary Chucky star Lachlan Watson on their killer dual role and why they’re ready to burn down the Hollywood system.
7 QUEER ARTISTS FOR YOUR FALL PLAYLIST • These musicians have created exciting and personal music to inspire.
OUTBREAK OUTRAGE • The LGBTQ + community is once again at the forefront of fighting a virus anybody can get
Radical Acts • How a convening of queer HIV-positive men in Mexico this year became a movement.
Is It Worth the Risks? • The founder of the brand Leota is about to find out, as she tells customers what she means by fashion for all.
HISTORY REPEATING • The Advocate and four creatives pay homage to some LGBTQ+ greats unseen in history.
LGBTQ + HISTORY
LEGEND IN HER OWN TIME • A new book gives drag and trans icon Sir Lady Java her flowers.
RIGHT-HAND MEN • A new book reveals the influential gay men who served presidents from Roosevelt to Clinton
THE MAN FROM MATTACHINE • Author and historian Eric Cervini’s book The Deviant’s War is about the life of activist Frank Kameny.
GAME CHANGER • The groundbreaking gay baseball player Billy Bean finally understands his impact on the game he loves.
LEGACY OF A LANDMARK • The mostly forgotten Yukon bar in Los Angeles was home to one of...