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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.

After she sought political asylum in the U.S., Mexican-born Victoria Villalba was tossed into a dangerous detention center. She narrowly survived the experience, and is now being rewarded for her courage in fighting for a new life.

June 11 2015 4:00 AM

Activists Cleve Jones and Jerame Davis ask: Why are America's out ambassadors arguing in favor of giving special 'favored nation' status to virulently anti-LGBT countries, including one that stones gays to death?

June 11 2015 3:00 AM

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
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