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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 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.
Here's Where I'm Coming From

Here's Where I'm Coming From

Cyndi Lauper wanted to fight prejudice as a kid. But she had no power until she could vote.  In this election, you have the power to vote. Will you use it?

The Bishop's Bittersweet Day

The Bishop's Bittersweet Day

It was a happy day when Bishop V. Gene Robinson celebrated his civil union with his partner, Mark Andrew, but it would have been happier if the Episcopal Church stood behind him.

The Community Reacts

The Community Reacts: Sally Field

The movers and shakers of the LGBT community tell The Advocate how they feel about the California supreme court's landmark decision May 15 to legalize same-sex marriage in the state.

Wedding Jitters

Wedding Jitters

Will the California supreme court decision legalizing same-sex marriage become a wedge issue in this year's presidential race, just as the similar Massachusetts ruling did in 2004? Lambda Legal attorney Robert Schulze examines the positions Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John McCain have taken regarding the federal Defense of Marriage Act and how it might all play out this fall.

Full Faith and Credit: Past Due

Full Faith and Credit: Past Due

Following the California supreme court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, Teresa Morrison reflects on another decision 60 years ago by that same court, which defied popular prejudice to further marriage equality and turned the tide of the nation’s status quo.

Trans Lobby Day 2008

Trans activist Melissa Sklarz reflects on lobby days past and the trans community's new message to the Senate on ENDA: just wait!

Is There Such a Thing as Bad Press?

Is There Such a Thing as Bad Press?

He's having a baby, and the media is begging for input from the LGBT community. Will we miss this opportunity?

Liberals and Their Invisible Homophobia

Liberals and Their Invisible Homophobia

It's not just homophobia from conservatives we have to worry about. Liberals can be just as baldly antigay -- often without reproach.

Madge-ical Moments

Madge-ical Moments

As Madonna prepares to release her new CD, Hard Candy, four Advocate staffers share how they became enthralled with the icon and what she's meant to them ever since.

No Turkey-Basters Involved

No Turkey-Basters Involved

In their latest step toward conception, writer Maggie Quale and her partner visit the bank (not Wells Fargo). After the insemination, there's nothing to do but think positive.

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