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.

To paraphrase Janet Mock: Trans people aren't 'passing' as men or women. We're being.

May 20 2015 6:00 AM

A blood policy based on behavior, not identity, is needed.

May 19 2015 12:11 PM

The long arc of gay history means there will be wins — like the story of Victorian-era cross-dressers Fanny and Stella — and losses, like Russia's growing intolerance.

May 19 2015 8:30 AM

The government is helping to fund 'ex-gay' and 'ex-trans' programs for disabled LGBT adults, and it must stop.

May 18 2015 7:00 AM

The almighty dollar runs the world, but credit discrimination among LGBTs is an oft-forgotten injustice.

May 18 2015 5:00 AM

It's a strange feeling, even for a journalist, when someone you know becomes the focus of a national tragedy.

May 15 2015 8:00 AM

While this writer commends NBC for taking chances on gay sitcoms, he argues that the network's strategy of making them overly silly and broad helps no one.

May 15 2015 6:11 AM
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