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.

The woman who interrupted President Obama during a Pride reception says you’re missing the point by focusing on her.

July 08 2015 2:45 AM

Overzealous gender-policing of restrooms doesn't only hurt transgender people.

July 07 2015 4:00 AM

Is it any coincidence the three female Supreme Court justices all ruled for marriage equality? Not at all, says the head of the National LGBTQ Task Force.

July 06 2015 8:00 AM

The antigay National Organization for Marriage held much sway over the 2012 election. Fred Karger, an out GOP presidential candidate from that year, wonders if NOM will exert the same influence in 2016.

July 06 2015 3:30 AM

This lesbian minister laments how disconnected the equality efforts for different groups — for blacks, women, and gays — currently feels.

July 03 2015 7:00 AM

Republican presidential candidates draw a line between racism (which is bad) and homophobia (which is perhaps just fine).

July 02 2015 12:25 PM

Laila Villanueva and her fiancé, Logan Ireland, are both transgender Americans currently serving in the U.S. military. At last month's White House Pride Reception, they made history.

July 02 2015 5:00 AM
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