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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LET’S HAVE A KIKI • The Advocate celebrates some of the best, brightest, and bravest in our community at its 2022 People of the Year luncheon.
OUT & ABOUT • We partied the night away in NYC to honor 2022’s Out100.
WEDDING DAY • It looked like Pride in December as the president signed a bill fending off right-wing efforts to overturn marriage equality.
FOR THE LOVE OF FAMILY • Richard M. Fierro, the man who slammed the gunman to the ground during the Club Q shooting, talks about the aftermath of the tragedy and how we can move forward.
TAKEN FROM US • Remembering the five people killed in the attack on Club Q.
A WOMAN’S WORK • Media stories around Black trans women are often filled with tragedy. This organization flips the script.
WITH HONORS • Two trans veterans — a former helicopter repairer and a dog-handler with a Purple Heart — retire from a military that now accepts them as they are.
UP, DOWN, AND OUT • A look back on first bisexual Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s rocky road as a Democrat.
AROUND THE WORLD
Heroine of the House • An era ends as Rep. Nancy Pelosi hands in her Speaker’s gavel — but her momentous HIV work will continue.
2022’S RAINBOW WAVE • There were some notable LGBTQ+ winners in November, including the nation’s first two lesbian governors.
REMEMBERING THOSE WE’VE LOST
ANNUAL PHYSICAL 101: WHAT EVERY QUEER MAN SHOULD KNOW • For many gay and bi men, a visit to the doctor can be embarrassing and scary. Here’s how to put the fear aside and make your physical productive and potentially life-saving.
Fauci’s Exit Interview • As he leaves the National Institutes of Health after over half a century, Dr. Anthony Fauci opens up about his mentors, his best memories, and what he hopes to do next.
HOW THEY FREED BRITTNEY • When the world’s most famous female athlete was arrested in Russia — days before that nation started a war — it set off a desperate nine-month scramble.
FAMILY GUY • CHEYENNE JACKSON on what it’s like juggling a bustling career, a happy marriage, and two precocious kindergartners.
OH NO, NOT AGAIN • An attack on one of us feels like an attack on all of us. Here are 10 ways to deal with vicarious trauma.
MATTERS OF THE HEART • Love’s varied forms are constantly under attack from conservatives, but a new book counters the message that all families must look like a Norman Rockwell creation.
UNIVERSAL MOTHER • Spoiler Alert star Sally Field reflects on playing moms to gay men on screen and in life.
A BELOVED FILM’S GAY BACKSTORY • A new book explores the queer origins of The Way We Were.
A MISTRANSLATION THAT CHANGED HISTORY • In a new book and documentary, two researchers claim the original bible never condemned homosexuality — and that a modern mistake turned gays into pariahs.
7 ARTISTS TO KICK OFF 2023 • These LGBTQ+ artists will start your ear (and year) off on the right foot.
Bare Necessities • A pageant finalist competes makeup-free to highlight inner beauty.