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.

Reality and Broadway star Frankie Grande is the son of a pulmonologist and says smoking and cancer ain't cute.

April 01 2015 9:10 AM

Responding to his opponent's recent Advocate op-ed urging voters to keep a San Diego city council seat LGBT, a straight politician argues that simply being gay shouldn't guarantee LGBT votes.

April 01 2015 9:00 AM

It's been a roller coaster of victory and defeat for the distressed same-sex couples of Alabama.

March 31 2015 8:00 AM

Julian Bond was at the forefront of the civil rights battles of the mid-20th century. He says the 'religious discrimination' bills now cropping up all over the nation are a return to the institutional intolerance of those days.

March 31 2015 2:00 AM

Your body is not your gender, as the movie star has demonstrated.

March 30 2015 8:15 AM

Married Methodist pastors Tom and Jan Harry discuss their daughter's coming-out, her wedding, and why her marriage deserves respect.

March 30 2015 6:00 AM

Privilege is very real. But the way transgender people currently talk about it with potential allies is creating more divisions than bridges.

March 30 2015 4:00 AM
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