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.

A straight high school junior in Lexington, Ky., gets a lesson in empathy from an out member of her school's faculty.

July 30 2015 5:00 AM

Trouble awaits trans women who serve our nation as their authentic selves, says one who had to hide her true gender identity.

July 30 2015 4:00 AM

The not-so-curious case of Michael Johnson illuminates the way racial 'preferences' on dating apps conspire with a biased criminal justice system to criminalize HIV-positive gay black men.

July 29 2015 10:00 AM

Finally, a group that supplies pocketknives to young boys has stopped claiming that LGBT people are dangerous.

July 29 2015 8:00 AM

The first transgender woman to have cameras follow her every move was Katelynn — not Caitlyn — on MTV's The Real World.

July 29 2015 6:15 AM

Several major LGBT and workplace equality organizations are urging Walmart CEO Douglas McMillon to reimburse employees denied health care benefits for their same-sex spouses.

July 28 2015 7:00 AM

This black lesbian argues that true dedication to listening — even when uncomfortable — can help make LGBT people more aware of their racial bias.

July 28 2015 5:00 AM
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