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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.

In this second excerpt from Mark Segal's memoir, And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality, the activist discusses presidential encounters.

November 18 2015 7:33 AM

While a boy stars in a new Barbie commercial, this gay writer remembers a time when playing with dolls caused him intense inner turmoil. 

November 17 2015 2:48 PM

Mark Segal recounts his amazing life in activism in his new memoir, And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality. Read an exclusive excerpt below.

November 17 2015 2:33 PM

Painting a discriminated-against group as sexual predators is just history repeating itself.

November 16 2015 7:03 PM

The director of Gender Justice Nevada reflects on the hope — and subsequent disappointment — sparked by the group's involvement with the Transportation Security Administration. 

November 16 2015 5:45 AM

EastSiders creator Kit Williamson says that adopting the mainstream's judgmental finger-wagging is not the path to equality.

November 13 2015 9:17 AM

The codirectors of Basic Rights Oregon believe their post-marriage agenda could be a template for other groups.

November 13 2015 5:30 AM
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