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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.
Speaking truth to power

Speaking truth to power

Although the Democratic forum on LGBT issues in August was about the presidential candidates, it was panelist Jonathan Capehart, the gay Washington Post editorial writer, who arguably emerged as the winner. Andrew Noyes finds out what makes this journalist tick.

Doctor, doctor: David Ho

Doctor, doctor: David Ho

David Ho developed HIV cocktail therapy, which was introduced in the mid 1990s and has since made AIDS a chronic but manageable illness for many. Now he’s focused on finding a vaccine. One-on-one with an AIDS pioneer.

Welcome to the party

Welcome to the party

On our 40th birthday we’re making you a promise: For you and for The Advocate, the best is yet to come.

Drawing on life

Drawing on life

For New Yorker Cartoonist William Haefeli life really is a laughing matter.

Straight talk from gay parents

Straight talk from gay parents

In Maggie Quale's latest column on gay parenting, the writer offers up advice on letting go.

Future speak

Future speak

Some of our favorite thinkers look ahead and tell us what tomorrow may bring.

40 heroes

40 heroes

We have a winner...and it's Ellen! Thousands of you ranked your top 40 favorites for our first Greatest Gay Heroes list. Controversial? Outrageous? Fascinating? All of the above.

Out with the mayors

Out with the mayors

University of Toronto business professor Richard Florida wrote in his best-selling book The Rise of the Creative Class that a large gay presence helps a city’s economic performance. So we asked the mayors of five cities: “Why should young gay professionals move to your city?”

Go, Terri, Go!

Go, Terri, Go!

As a young man, J.T. Hayes was one of the most promising race car drivers in the South. Now J.T. is Terri O’Connell, a fierce woman preparing a second act to rival the first.

A call to duty

A call to duty

A lesbian Navy captain recalls how the events of 9/11 forever changed the way she serves her country.

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