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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.

African-American lesbian Femi Redwood says Dolezal can't know what it's like to be black, just like Redwood can't know what it's like to be butch.

June 17 2015 4:00 AM

The deputy director of Equality Florida says that GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will screw over LGBT people in America if elected, just as they did in Florida.

June 17 2015 3:00 AM

The daughter of the Gay Games' founder says the international sporting event is being diluted because of a merger with the OutGames.

June 16 2015 3:00 AM

After leaving his violent partner, this man realized what made him stay for so long.

June 15 2015 4:30 AM

The nation is fixated on Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane NAACP who allegedly faked being African-American. Does her experience mirror the LGBT one? Not so much, says this writer.

June 13 2015 3:30 PM

People like to take shots at Pittsburgh, but as demonstrated with Iggygate, this city has balls of steel.

June 12 2015 6:15 AM

Task Force executive director Rea Carey reflects on what's changed in a year, and what the LGBT equality fight will look like in the next 12 months.

June 12 2015 5:00 AM
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