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.

A discriminatory Bay Area photography shop that won't shoot any couples in order to avoid photographing same-sex couples is getting left behind by its industry.

November 25 2014 5:39 AM

A trip to central Africa and the passing of a mentor were enough to make one writer realize that being closeted wasn't worth it.

November 24 2014 6:30 AM

The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka.

November 24 2014 4:39 AM

Transgender visibility is on the rise, but most trans people are still unprotected against workplace discrimination.

November 24 2014 3:00 AM

The executive order will help many immigrants on the path to citizenship, but it leaves behind others who have experienced violence, discrimination, and isolation, says Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.

November 21 2014 12:52 PM

The Church of England has used its position as a state-endorsed institution of religion to promote an agenda of prejudice. So why do the U.K.'s residents stand for it?

November 21 2014 4:00 AM

The Transgender Day of Remembrance's founder, Gwendolyn Ann Smith, reflects on the history and changes the day has seen over the past 15 years.

November 20 2014 4:00 AM
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