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.

I have two sons: one trans, one not. New York's Senate needs to pass legislation so I can stop watching one of them live a life that's any less than he deserves.

June 05 2015 6:00 AM

As today is National HIV and AIDS Longterm Survivors' Awareness Day, and the 34th anniversary of the first diagnosis, it's a perfect time to give thanks for all the advances we've witnessed since 1981.

June 05 2015 4:00 AM

Why is no one discussing or addressing the very real complications that surround open transgender service?

June 04 2015 4:00 AM

A dearth of information on LGBT health is translating into a shocking number of pregnancies among sexual minority youth.

June 03 2015 5:00 AM

Many embraced Caitlyn Jenner because she personifies the female beauty ideal. What if she wasn't so glamorous?

June 03 2015 4:00 AM

A new youth group out of Washington State hopes to bring its message of acceptance and inclusion — served with a slice of pizza — to schools nationwide.

June 02 2015 4:00 AM

A journalist who's covered stories from Rock Hudson's AIDS diagnosis to the Boston Marathon bombing reveals why the media obsesses over the murders of rich Caucasians and largely ignores violence against trans women.

June 02 2015 4:00 AM
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