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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The Future of Queer History • Suhaly Bautista-Carolina is bringing “queer magic” to The American LGBTQ+ Museum.
Holy Day • An Easter protest and march was prompted by an onslaught of GOP attacks against trans people, drag performers, and the entire LGBTQ+ community.
SECOND ACT • Now advising President Biden and Congress, Glenn Magpantay is helping America live up to its promise.
The Seekers • Capturing the beauty and strength of LGBTQ+ refugees.
Saying Goodbye • Some notable members of the community we recently lost.
In Florida, DeSantis Is the Real Mouse • The governor’s inflated ego is about to be trapped.
Why Was This Gay Man Killed in His Kitchen? • Personal trainer Kawaski Trawick died at the hands of the NYPD. Activists say he would still be alive if cops were better trained for mental health crises.
AROUND THE WORLD • In many nations, violence and criminalization toward the LGBTQ+ community is increasing — but progress is still being made.
Champions of Pride
READY FOR BATTLE • Some political spouses shy away from controversy, but Chasten Buttigieg is no shrinking violet. He’s passionate, caring, and pissed off — and ready to stand up to bullies like Mike Pence.
Fern Brady Strong Female Character • In her new book, Fern Brady offers an honest and humorous look at her life, from dealing with undiagnosed autism to becoming a rising star in comedy.
Schuyler Bailar Swimmer, Activist, Educator • Trans athletes are under attack and Schuyler Bailar is their knight in shining armor.
Vonté Abrams Brand Ambassador, Spiritualist, Singer • This multi-talented creative is breaking all the rules — and having a great time doing it.
Vicky Pasche Fashion Entreprenuer • Finding clothes she loved was a burden for this lesbian mom. She decided to change the options — for herself and all gender rebels.
Kelsea Ballerini Singer/songwriter • With Republicans criminalizing drag queens, one of country music’s biggest stars puts her heel down.
Sam Smith Singer-songwriter • The “Unholy” singer uses their voice for more than just chart-toppers.
Michele Kirichanskaya Author • Facing ignorance over her asexuality, Michele Kirichanskaya decided to write the perfect guide for fellow aces on how to navigate around those who might not quite understand.
Pidgeon Pagonis Author, Activist • This activist fights to end nonconsensual surgeries and to remind us all that intersex people are natural and beautiful just as they are.
TURNING THE TIDE • The incoming (and first gay) president of the American Medical Association discusses LGBTQ+ health and his plans to protect trans and queer youth.
WHEN TV CAME OUT • Matt Baume’s new book explores the fascinating relationship between queer history and the American sitcom.
FOR THE GIRLS • Based on her iconic music video of the same name, Hayley Kiyoko’s debut novel knocks a queer YA romance out of the park.
Mommy Issues • Dead Ringers star Poppy Liu on their character’s superpower as an assistant to Rachel Weisz’s brilliant twin obstetricians and what makes...