The Advocate, the national LGBT news-magazine, announced today that their print edition is returning to newsstands after a two-year absence.

The press release below:

The Advocate Returns to Newsstands
After a two-year absence, the world’s leading LGBT news source returns to major distributors nationwide.

January 7, 2013 (LOS ANGELES) — Here Media Inc. (, the world’s leading LGBT media company, today announced that The Advocate( print publication will be returning to newsstands in 2013. For more than 45 years, The Advocate has maintained a rich tradition of reporting cultural and political news, astute commentary, investigative journalism, and absorbing profiles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. The brand defines what it means to be gay today as the definitive LGBT news and information source. The brand challenges and broadens conceptions, provokes conversation, and propels issues both inside and outside the LGBT world.

“Due to both reader and advertiser demand, we are thrilled to bring The Advocate print edition back to newsstands in 2013,” said Advocate editor in chief Matthew Breen and executive vice president Publishing Joe Landry in a joint statement. “We remain committed to providing timely and in-depth reporting of issues important to the LGBT community and our community allies, as well as providing the best media outlet for businesses targeting the gay market.”

For the first time in over two years due to strong reader demand, The Advocate, which has been sold only by subscription since 2010, will again be available at major distributors nationwide starting February 2013. Additionally, The Advocate’s thriving online presence has achieved exponential growth and a devoted social media following and will continue its timely content and reporting. The Advocate will also continue to explore and implement new and impactful ways to leverage mobile and tablet devices to connect with readers whenever and wherever they are.

The Advocate returns to newsstands on January 15, 2013. The magazine can be purchased at Barnes & Noble, Hastings, and other select retailers.

The Advocate is currently available to consumers via the print publication, online at, and via mobile devices. Follow The Advocate on Facebook and on Twitter at @TheAdvocateMag.