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.
10 THINGS (THAT GOT US THROUGH PRIDE SEASON)
PAINTING THE WAY • This nonbinary Baltimore-based artist recently teamed up with Google Shopping for its new page featuring Black-owned businesses.
BEAUTY ISN’T BINARY • A new inclusive line of fragrances highlights the beauty of gender diversity.
CHRISTIE’S CRUSADE • A Florida court case in which Christie Leonard was apparently fired because of rumors she was in a relationship with another woman could change the treatment of anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination in the workplace.
WRIGHT NOW • Chely Wright was among the first to come out in the country music industry. Now she’s leading the way in workplace diversity.
Think of the Children • With the flood of anti-trans bills pushed by GOP politicians around the nation, it’s time for everyone to stand up.
KEYSTONE STATE TRAILBLAZING • Pennsylvania’s first out lawmaker, BRIAN SIMS, seeks to become its lieutenant governor.
SALUTING OUR FALLEN GIANTS • These legendary LGBTQ+ artists and activists each helped change the landscape for all of us.
25 Years of Sex With HIV • Gay men living with HIV have had to cultivate a sexuality while encountering stigma, rejection, and criminalization.
MORE THAN PHYSICAL • Dancer and out Peloton trainer CODY RIGSBY views his classes as a tool for staying in shape and making an impact during tough times.
RAINBOW RIDE • Peloton’s only out woman instructor, Jess King, makes every class a Pride ride.
JUST WIN, CARL • The NFL stood by CARL NASSIB when he came out. Now will it produce a winning formula for inclusion moving forward?
Queering a Path • Michael Sam and Ryan Russell paved the way for Carl Nassib.
NAMASTE TO THE SELF • Wellness expert Jessamyn Stanley on the vision behind Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance.
ALL LOVE FOR LENDALE JOHNSON • Johnson is breaking barriers as pro tennis’s first out gay Black player.
FREEDOM SKATE • For 2021 U.S. silver medalist Amber Glenn, coming out changed her in ways she couldn’t have imagined.
Hear Her Roar • Lioness: The Nicola Adams Story is a knockout.
WHY GLENN BURKE STILL MATTERS
RUN, LINDSAY, RUN • Lindsay Hecox just wants to compete in women’s college sports, and she’s challenging the law that says she can’t.
A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN • LGBTQ+ recreational sports took a pause during the pandemic. Here’s how that impacted the players.
CARRYING THE WEIGHT • History-making weight lifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first out trans athlete to compete in the Olympics.
NOTHING’S GONNA STOP HER NOW • Lesbian cyclist Ryen Reed hasn’t been daunted by either physical challenges or homophobia.
EQUALITY FOUL • LGBTQ+ activists had hoped to use the Olympic Games to pass a national antidiscrimination bill in Japan.
CHANGING THE GAME (& HEARTS & MINDS)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF OUT OLYMPIANS • LGBTQ+ athletes have been playing in the Olympics since they began.
Playing for Our Team • Here are a few of the standout LGBTQ+ athletes vying for gold in the 2021 Summer Olympics.
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