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 transgender teenager took her life last week after being subjected to transphobic abuse from her family. Her death, however, has reminded many that LGBT youth need our help.

January 07 2015 7:00 AM

Within certain trans spaces, trans men have long been silenced — but this needs to end in the face of the ongoing trans suicide crisis.

January 06 2015 10:00 AM

A meditation on incarnation and the beauty of queer bodies on the 12th day of Christmas.

January 06 2015 6:00 AM

While the world offers many examples of persecution and injustice, there are reasons to expect the next generation will be better off, and the next, and the next.

9:00 AM

In the wake of trans teen Leelah Alcorn's suicide, a trans advocate calls for adults to actively show trans youth they are accepted at home and beyond.

January 01 2015 10:36 AM

For us at The Advocate, it's been a pretty nice year.

January 01 2015 9:00 AM

Will our advocacy be real and encompass all people who face marginalization and oppression?

January 01 2015 3:00 AM
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