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.

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

A new study suggests health care providers might show implicit and explicit bias against lesbian and gay patients. Data collection of patient sexual orientation and gender identity could provide a solution.

6:00 AM

Social media can be more than cat memes; it can actually move the country in a more tolerant direction.

4:00 AM

In the first installment of The Advocate's new weekly series, our news editor and a trans man look at I Am Cait from their own, unique transgender perspectives.

3:23 AM

The president of the Human Rights Campaign explains why a federal LGBT equality bill must pass Congress.

July 24 2015 3:13 PM

After years of trying to abide, this Advocate editor could no longer accept his right-wing mother's 'mild homophobia.'

July 24 2015 4:30 AM

We learn the most from listening to other people's stories.

July 24 2015 4:15 AM
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