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.

A large proportion of transgender people have attempted suicide. Here's one attempt to stop it.

November 26 2014 6:00 AM

Memoirist Daisy Hernández, in tribute to the late author and activist Leslie Feinberg, recalls the words and places that Feinberg's classic novel evokes for her.

November 26 2014 5:00 AM

The catalyst and the heartache, as revisited with Ferguson on our TV screens.

November 26 2014 1:00 AM

Before masturbation was heralded as safe sex, it was an embarrassing experiment of trial-and-error.

November 25 2014 6:55 AM

A discriminatory Bay Area photography shop that won't shoot any couples in order to avoid photographing same-sex couples is getting left behind by its industry.

November 25 2014 5:39 AM

A trip to central Africa and the passing of a mentor were enough to make one writer realize that being closeted wasn't worth it.

November 24 2014 6:30 AM

The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka.

November 24 2014 4:39 AM
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