Commentary

Read the latest commentary from The Advocate, the leading source for LGBT news and politics. Discover what public figures and pundits have to say about LGBT issues and topics that touch the lives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and its allies. Find op-eds from columnists like HIV activist Tyler Curry or Advocate.com editors Neal Broverman and Jase Peeples. When the experts weigh in on the latest developments in the LGBT rights movement, they do so at The Advocate.

There is more to gay people than being gay. The same is true of those who don't fit Hollywood's physical standards.

February 13 2017 5:33 AM

It's time to stop with the fantasies that the fairy princess will whisper gentle words of toleration into the mad king’s ear.

February 13 2017 5:15 AM

For all its praise of art and activism, the music industry’s biggest awards ceremony did not give justice to the album that most personified these ideals.

February 13 2017 3:10 AM

Smoking is an LGBT health crisis. We should look at all options to bring down our unacceptable high rates of tobacco use, says the Log Cabin Republicans' Gregory T. Angelo.

February 10 2017 6:15 AM

The Supreme Court nominee is supposed to be more conservative than Antonin Scalia, but Gorsuch's church preaches empathy toward LGBT people. Where does he really stand?

February 08 2017 5:50 AM

If you want to see America's possible future, read up on modern Russian history.

February 08 2017 5:02 AM

Living well in this stressful time could be a beautiful act of protest.

February 07 2017 6:22 AM
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