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.

For Yosimar Reyes, last week's Supreme Court ruling is directly connected to the horror in Orlando.

June 27 2016 5:31 AM

Even before the tragedy in Orlando, New Yorker Michael Ryan knew the importance of LGBT spaces. Ryan tells us about his walking tour of fallen gay bars and clubs, which were all marked with the message "GAY BAR WAS HERE."

June 27 2016 5:08 AM

Out Wisconsin senator Baldwin (right) and Washington congresswoman DelBene make the case for an official day in our honor.

June 26 2016 5:30 AM

You've heard it before, "My best friend is (gay)/(trans)/(bi)(pansexual)!" Here's how to appreciate the sentiment instead of blowing a gasket.

June 24 2016 5:39 AM

When does an artist become too reprehensible to enjoy? Drew Kiser says it's a highly personal calculus.

June 24 2016 5:11 AM

The GOP's concern with civil liberties begins at the Second Amendment and ends somewhere near a public restroom. 

June 23 2016 5:50 AM

Orlando may be inundated with pro-LGBT imagery, but with our culture's collective short memory, we need those banners up as long as possible.

June 23 2016 5:24 AM
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