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.

HIV care, trans clinics, cancer screenings for lesbians and bi women — many abortion clinics offer these services, so the battle to keep them open is our fight too.

6:45 AM

LGBT portrayals in Japan are so rare that comics and anime have become lifelines for queer youth there, writes Kyle Knight of Human Rights Watch, who helped create a new manga series that celebrates sexual and gender diversity.

6:22 AM

The CEO of the Anti-Defamation League and an attorney who led the organization's marriage equality push tell us why the storied group is ready to devote even more resources to expanding LGBT rights.

5:48 AM

Bar-hopping in Moscow's lesbian spaces was thrilling and frightening for Milena Chernyavskaya. Now living in Los Angeles, she finds the experience of going to a gay space is less clandestine but not without risks.

June 28 2016 5:09 AM

For Yosimar Reyes, last week's Supreme Court ruling is directly connected to the horror in Orlando.

June 27 2016 5:31 AM

Even before the tragedy in Orlando, New Yorker Michael Ryan knew the importance of LGBT spaces. Ryan tells us about his walking tour of fallen gay bars and clubs, which were all marked with the message "GAY BAR WAS HERE."

June 27 2016 5:08 AM
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