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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.
Op-ed: Removing The Ego in The Fight Against HIV
April 04 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Removing The Ego in The Fight Against HIV

Tyler Curry

The fight against HIV requires a team effort, and it's important for individual activists to remember that.

Op-ed: Why LGBTs Should Care About MS
April 04 2014 5:27 AM ET

Op-ed: Why LGBTs Should Care About MS

Daniel Reynolds

A gay writer sets out to learn more about multiple sclerosis and discovers a cause worth fighting for.

Op-ed: Don't Be a Koch Sucker
April 03 2014 12:45 PM ET April 03 2014 8:45 PM ET

Op-ed: Don't Be a Koch Sucker

Neal Broverman

Many are up in arms over the Mozilla CEO's Prop. 8 donation, but what about the rich guys trying to steal elections to get richer and take away our rights on the sly?

April 03 2014 11:10 AM ET

Tom Daley: 'I'm a Gay Man Now'

The Olympic diver is no longer bisexual

Op-ed: Franklin Graham's Judgments Are Anything But Christian-Like
April 03 2014 7:05 AM ET

Op-ed: Franklin Graham's Judgments Aren't Christian

Brian Cockman

The son of Billy Graham unloaded a string of antigay ideas in a recent newspaper interview.

Op-ed: Yes, Women Like Porn Too
April 03 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Yes, Women Like Porn Too

Tamara Jones

Some women can't stand to watch porn — is it because it's really hitting the nerve on an issue they don't want to address?

Op-ed: Do You Want Me Just Because I’m Black?
April 02 2014 7:04 AM ET

Op-ed: Do You Want Me Just Because I’m Black?

Jeremy Helligar

Being desired for only one external attribute gets pretty tiresome.

Op-ed: The New York Times’ Gay Generalizations Are Sloppy
April 02 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why The New York Times Shouldn't Generalize Us

Kevin OKeeffe

The Gray Lady has come a long way on LGBT issues, but sloppy editing is risky.

WATCH: Model Geena Rocero Comes Out As Transgender, Launches Gender Proud
April 01 2014 9:44 AM ET April 02 2014 11:45 AM ET

WATCH: Model Comes Out As Transgender, Launches Gender Proud

Parker Marie Molloy

After years as a successful fashion model, Geena Rocero has come out as transgender, and is launching a global awareness campaign.

Op-ed: Love, Marriage, and Retirement
March 31 2014 5:25 AM ET

Op-ed: Love, Marriage, and Retirement

David Rae

Another benefit to marriage equality? Tools to help make retirement planning a bit easier.

Op-ed: Getting Health Insurance Makes a Difference to LGBT Equality
March 28 2014 3:41 PM ET

Op-ed: Getting Health Insurance Matters to Equality

La’Tasha Mayes

Affordable health care and coverage are LGBT equality issues, says the executive director of New Voices Pittsburgh after a White House visit.

March 27 2014 9:51 AM ET

My Phone Sex Change: Why Dating With a High Voice Is Tough

his wasn’t the first time someone mistook me for a woman over the phone.

Op-ed: 26 And In A Coma
March 26 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: 26 and In a Coma

Brian Addison

As one writer has experienced with the drug-related fall of a friend, we should never be too scared to help loved ones when they slip up.

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