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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 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.

Hailing from South Carolina, GLAAD executive Zeke Stokes couldn't reconcile his childhood dreams of country music stardom with the fact that he was gay.

June 10 2015 6:00 AM

The producer of The New York Times' groundbreaking doc about transgender members of the U.S. military reflects on just how much has changed — and what hasn't — since the world met Logan Ireland and Laila Villanueva.

June 10 2015 3:00 AM

A recent attack on a trans woman in New York City is no anomaly, according to this writer.

June 09 2015 8:00 AM

This young journalist was forced to confront his own internalized homophobia, thanks to a little help from 'Pepper.'

June 09 2015 7:00 AM

This is the first of a three-part series intended to address the topics of age, personal growth, and the awesomeness of wrinkles.

June 09 2015 6:00 AM

Eight of the nation's most powerful out leaders, including ambassadors and an envoy to the State Department, explain how proposed trade agreements will export our values of equality and tolerance.

June 09 2015 3:00 AM

A young woman helping LGBT people escape homophobic and transphobic countries says her idols are those she helps rescue.

June 05 2015 8:00 AM
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