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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 gay 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 Michelle Garcia and Neal Broverman. The experts weigh in on the latest developments in the LGBT rights movement, and The Advocate offers an outlet for their commentary.
Drawing on life
September 10 2007 11:00 PM ET

Drawing on life

Rachel Dowd

For New Yorker Cartoonist William Haefeli life really is a laughing matter.

Welcome to the party
September 10 2007 11:00 PM ET

Welcome to the party

Advocate.com Editors

On our 40th birthday we’re making you a promise: For you and for The Advocate, the best is yet to come.

Doctor, doctor: David Ho
September 10 2007 11:00 PM ET

Doctor, doctor: David Ho

Tim Murphy

David Ho developed HIV cocktail therapy, which was introduced in the mid 1990s and has since made AIDS a chronic but manageable illness for many. Now he’s focused on finding a vaccine. One-on-one with an AIDS pioneer.

Speaking truth to power
September 10 2007 11:00 PM ET

Speaking truth to power

Although the Democratic forum on LGBT issues in August was about the presidential candidates, it was panelist Jonathan Capehart, the gay Washington Post editorial writer, who arguably emerged as the winner. Andrew Noyes finds out what makes this journalist tick.

A call to duty
September 09 2007 11:00 PM ET

A call to duty

Joan Darrah

A lesbian Navy captain recalls how the events of 9/11 forever changed the way she serves her country.

Why the Bailey controversy won't die soon
September 03 2007 11:00 PM ET

Why the Bailey controversy won't die soon

Joanne Herman

To focus on the overzealous response of some trans activists is to miss the bigger picture -- that transsexuals are fed up with non-trans "experts" claiming to know us better than we do

A labor of love
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

A labor of love

Steve Weinstein

Gay rights activists are finding common ground and forming surprising alliances with America’s labor unions.

Nerd alert
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

Nerd alert

Neal Broverman

Of all the man meat on Ugly Betty, it’s the unlikeliest guy who has become the show’s standout stud—four-eyed accountant Henry. Played by 33-year-old Christopher Gorham (who portrayed a gay teen on Party of Five) Henry has tapped into our secret nerd fetish.

Back in black
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

Back in black

Alonso Duralde

Has gay culture finally caught up to Cruising?

Prime-time bi
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

Prime-time bi

Corey Scholibo

Bonnie Somerville gets a little same sex-and-the-city in Darren Star’s new show.

For the boys
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

For the boys

Showstopping cabaret star Amy Armstrong tells why she’s big on singing for the gays.

School's out
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

School's out

William Henderson

High-powered Chicago attorney Joseph Paolucci brokers multimillion-dollar investment deals without breaking a sweat. So why couldn’t he get the headmistress at his sons’ school to call him back?

The show must go on
August 23 2007 11:00 PM ET

The show must go on

Advocate.com Editors

When the founder of the Los Angeles–based Globe Playhouse passed away, the fate of the theater was uncertain. Now a lesbian playwright has stepped in to preserve the landmark’s legacy while refashioning its future.

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