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Emily Blunt: 'I Want to Be a Gay Icon' — Whether she's bringing the heat to lesbian romances like My Summer of Love, kicking ass as a super soldier alongside Tom Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow, or stealing scenes as Meryl Streep's cube of cheese-eating assistant in The Devil Wears Prada, Emily Blunt has a filmography generously seasoned with roles that have earned the actress a large LGBT following.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @JasePeeples: Why does Emily Blunt say she wants to hang in more gay clubs? Find out in our new interview:

When It Comes to Kissing Guys, Bill Hader Doesn't Hold Back — Kissing men is not foreign to Bill Hader. We've seen him make out with James Franco, Paul Rudd, and half of his male cast mates on Saturday Night Live. But in The Skeleton Twins, it's the first time he's had to do it for real.
Dec 18, 2014

Hopefully you can't tell I was giggling & geeking out while talking to Bill Hader -#TheSkeletonTwins @TheAdvocateMag

This Year's Coolest Straight People in Entertainment — Whether actors, singers, writers, or producers, these allies helped move the needle forward for LGBT equality in entertainment this year. Shonda Rhimes Screenwriter, director, and producer Shonda Rhimes is no stranger to improving the landscape of entertainment for a number of underrepresented groups.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @DCComics: .@theadvocatemag names both Grant Morrison & Stephen Amell to its "Coolest Straight People in Entertainment" list: http://t.c…

Four LGBT Personalities Make 'Rising Stars of Cable News' List — The votes are in, and has chosen nine TV talkers - three from each of the major cable news networks - who it says are rising above the whiny wasteland of cable news. And the LGBT contingent has made a strong showing.

Florida's Pam Bondi Makes Final Play to Keep Marriage Ban — Pam Bondi is making one last-ditch attempt to extend the hold on marriage equality in Florida past January 5. Federal district judge Robert Hinkle ruled the statewide ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional in August but allowed time for the state to appeal to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals until January 5.

WATCH: Gay Hero of Sydney Siege Wrestled With Gunman — Tori Johnson, a gay man who was one of two people killed during yesterday's harrowing hostage situation in Sydney, Australia, is being called a hero for dying while trying to take down the gunman holding him and others hostage, according to multiple media reports.

Seat Filler: Top 10 New York Theater of 2014 — 10. Mala Hierba Killer Women's Marta Milans steamed up the stage as Liliana, a glamorous Mexican-American trophy wife who rekindles her affair with an unpredictable lesbian lover ('s Roberta Colindrez), in this spicy and simmering drama by Tanya Saracho, a scribe for HBO's Looking and Girls.

40 People Who Show 2014 Was a Year for Breaking Gender Rules — Ask anyone in LGBT media and they'll you: Trans visibility is on the upswing in a huge way. Last year The Advocate established a dedicated Transgender channel on this site to better capture how much was and still is going on in the lives and art of trans movers and shakers.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @safespacesproj: 40 trans, gender-fluid, & non-binary people who broke gender barriers in #2014:…