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 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.
Op-ed: Homeless for the Holidays

Hundreds of Kids Stuck on Waiting List for a Bed

Some parents kick their kids out into the December cold for being gay. Here's your chance to help them.

Op-ed: My Lesbian Moms Saved My Life

Op-ed: My Lesbian Moms Saved My Life

This coming-of-age tale wouldn't be possible without two moms.

Are White Gay Men Too Privileged to Understand Racial Inequality?

We can sift through the minutiae of the killing of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and John Crawford, or we can seek to understand the ways in which oppression is a shared burden that ignores

Op-ed: The Harm and Shame of Negative Labeling

Op-ed: The Harm and Shame of Negative Labeling

Growing up Catholic left one young man with a label that restricted him for years.

Op-ed: The Scientific Study That Proves How to Advance LGBT Rights

Op-ed: The Scientific Study That Proves How to Advance LGBT Rights

Because after marriage, there will still be plenty to be done.

Op-ed: How to Date a Married Man

Op-ed: How to Date a Married Man

Why marry when you're going to cheat?

Op-ed: On Kate Pierson, and How Cultural Misrepresentation Hurts Trans Women

Op-ed: The Trans Anthem That Wasn't

A trans indie musician says rocker Kate Pierson's "trans anthem" and its stereotypical tropes are part of a much larger problem.

Op-ed: The Race Toward Olympic Equality Is Not Finished

Op-ed: Race Toward Olympic Equality Is Not Finished

The amendment to protect gay athletes in the Olympic charter is a big step forward for the LGBT community, but it still falls short of the finish line.

Op-ed: Let’s Cure Cancer, Not Homosexuality

Op-ed: Let’s Cure Cancer, Not Homosexuality

It's 2014. When will Americans get over conversion therapy?

Editor's Letter: Why #DayInLGBT Matters If You Are 'LGBT'

Editor's Letter: Why #DayInLGBT Matters to LGBTs

If we do this right, today can help us learn more about what it means to be LGBT.

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