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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 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.

Libertarian leader David Boaz says his party endorsed marriage equality — and full rights for gays and lesbians — way before Barack and Hillary.

June 25 2015 4:30 AM

People like Miley Cyrus and Jaden Smith are slowly showing the world that gender fluidity is not some hippie-dippie California concept.

June 25 2015 3:00 AM

Ensuring the safety of people of color — be they young black men, transgender women, or church families — requires all of us to act, says this out minister.

5:00 AM

Robert Teir's troubled husband left one day and never came back. Two years later, Teir is fine with that — except for the fact that Texas won't grant him a divorce.

4:00 AM

Out actor Alec Mapa is an Asian man married to a white man with an adopted black son. Mapa has a problem with people — like Rachel Dolezal — who have a problem with that.

June 23 2015 4:00 AM

Jim Obergefell's quest to call his partner — who died in 2013 — his husband has taken him to the steps of the Supreme Court numerous times. Obergefell tells us what he's learned along the way.

June 23 2015 3:00 AM

Despite the media’s current obsession with Caitlyn Jenner, there are more stories to tell — and the space to tell them does in fact exist, says this intersex scholar.

June 22 2015 5:00 AM
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