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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.

Samantha Ames of the National Center for Lesbian Rights is determined to wipe 'ex-gay' and 'ex-trans' programs from the planet.

May 26 2015 6:00 AM

Even though a a new report discredited a study that claimed speaking with marriage equality detractors sways opinions, Freedom to Marry's Marc Solomon says person-to-person communication works.

May 26 2015 5:00 AM

While we remember our fallen soldiers on Memorial Day and celebrate a post-DADT world, we cannot grow complacent.

May 25 2015 3:00 AM

Christine Quinn, the former speaker of the New York City Council and current adviser to Gov. Cuomo, tells us why she's confident the nation of her grandparents will get equality right.

May 22 2015 11:46 AM

Imani Woody, the founder of an elder housing development in Washington, D.C., commends her city's Black Pride for finally including older LGBT people in its programming. But more must be done, she says.

May 22 2015 7:45 AM

On what would have been Milk's 85th birthday, Cleve Jones says the civil rights leader would want us to work harder for equality.

May 22 2015 4:10 AM

If Ireland denies marriage equality at the polls, it could harm LGBT people everywhere.

May 21 2015 1:21 PM
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