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: What This 150-Year-Old Paper Taught Me About Marriage Equality

Op-ed: What This 150-Year-Old Paper Taught Me About Marriage Equality

Even our oldest ancestors are often proof that love finds a way to overcome the greatest of obstacles.

Op-ed: Global LGBT Rights a Patchwork of Equality and Persecution

Op-ed: Global LGBT Rights a Patchwork of Equality and Persecution

This year saw some steps forward on global LGBT human rights, but many victories came in the form of harm reduction rather than 'clean' wins.

Op-ed: We Queer Folk Have Always Been Both Black And Blue

Op-ed: We Queer Folk Have Always Been Both Black And Blue

The LGBT movement and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement have more commonalities than some would like to think.

Op-ed: Let's Fight HIV, Not Our Sexuality

Op-ed: Let's Fight HIV, Not Our Sexuality

We must reframe the conversation about HIV prevention so it's about more than just condoms.

Op-ed: That Time Audra McDonald Spent a Night on the Streets

Op-ed: That Time Audra McDonald Spent a Night on the Streets

Famed Broadway performer Audra McDonald wanted to understand how she could help homeless LGBT youth. So she went to live with them for a night.

Op-ed: Bad Work Conditions Hurt LGBT Employees Too

Op-ed: Bad Work Conditions Hurt LGBT Employees Too

No one should have to face physical or verbal abuse, especially when they're working to support their families and better themselves.

Op-ed: Love After Loss

Op-ed: Love After Loss

Nearly three years after the death of a close friend, a man finds peace with himself.

Op-ed: Spread Cheer, Not STIs, This Holiday Season

Op-ed: Spread Cheer, Not STIs, This Holiday Season

The Los Angeles LGBT Center offers three resolutions to keep you healthy during the holidays.

Op-ed: Will the Next Defense Secretary Continue the Pentagon's Equality Expansion?

Dear Ash Carter: You Have Big Shoes To Fill

The next Defense secretary will likely have to carry the mantle of fully integrating all LGBT people into the military. Is Ash Carter game to do it?

Op-ed: Trans Glamour Versus Trans Activism

Op-ed: Trans Glamour Versus Trans Activism

A positive step in transgender visibility doesn't necessarily mean it's a step for transgender activism.

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