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Swan Song • Once two of the brightest stars in opera, musician husbands David Daniels and Scott Walters admit to drugging and sexually assaulting an aspiring singer.
Freudian Hip • An unearthed letter shows that the famed father of psychoanalysis was an early ally to queer people.
6 PREDICTIONS FOR THE ’24 ELECTION • With a year to go, Advocate editors consult their crystal balls.
Mentors Coaching a New Class of LGBTQ+ Filmmakers • The town of New Hope, Penn., takes the spotlight for the inaugural year of the Creative Hope Initiative, where five filmmakers uncover local LGBTQ+ history with their documentaries.
PASSAGES • Saying goodbye to two amazing LGBTQ+ pioneers
meet the advocates
a mother’s nature • Oscar-winner and industry icon Jamie Lee Curtis opens up about the journey from her own childhood in Hollywood to now being the loving parent of a trans daughter.
Sharing Her Truth • Ruby Guest, daughter of cover star Jamie Lee Curtis, talks to us about life after coming out.
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Sen. Scott Wiener
Kinking the Conversation • Community health hero Pedro Coronado is using kink to open up conversations around sexual health and stigma in the Latinx community and beyond.
The Triumph of Trash • John Waters finally gets his due with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a prestigious retrospective of his work.
ROLLING STONE AGE • The queer cofounder of Rolling Stone reinforces longtime rumors of his racism and sexism.
Cracking the Code • Artist Don Hershman’s latest work explores the art of code-switching through a modern queer lens.
Writing Rustin • Julian Breece shares the journey of helping bring an unsung Black gay hero’s story to life for the big screen.
Hear, Hear • Reality shows and YouTube grinding you down? Discover new and timeless queer podcasts that feed your soul, pique your curiosity, and tickle your funny bone.
She’s Got Game • Maybelle Blair, baseball’s 96-year-old lesbian legend, contemplates heaven, progress, and the Cubs.
Happy Birthday, World AIDS Day • A look back at how this annual commemoration — launched 35 years ago — brought the public’s attention to a pandemic’s reality.