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 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.
Planet Out financing deadline looms

PlanetOut financing deadline looms

PlanetOut Inc.’s first major hurdle in its uphill climb toward fiscal solvency is just days away. After posting a $6.9 million loss the first quarter of this year, the company’s lender set June 30 as the date by which it must raise at least $7 million—with another $8 million to come by August 31.

Loving vs. Virginia

Landmark case fulfills promise of the freedom to marry

The 40th anniversary of the case granting interracial marriage shows promise for an equal future, granting gay marriage.

Transgender terminator?

Jesus, the transgender terminator?

Some citizens of Largo, Fla., cited religious grounds for the dismissal of Susan Stanton, the transgender city manager. Would Jesus really have terminated her employment? This and other transgender tales from the Bible.

No Class

No class

Some gays and lesbians greeted the news of Jerry Falwell's death with guffaws and cheers.

T.R. Knight is just a regular guy

T.R. Knight is just a regular guy

Shy, disarming, charming to a fault, sharp as a tack, and anything but a victim—emerging from the center of the storm, T.R. Knight lays down his armor.

On board the peace train

On board the peace train

The national nonprofit group Peace Games teaches students how to stop name-calling and resolve conflicts peacefully—and respect for gays and lesbians is an equal part of the curriculum.

The Lost Language of Kickball

The Lost Language of Kickball

For some gay and lesbian adults, having been chosen last in P.E. class inflicts a wound they still feel today, keeping them from enjoying sports and wreaking havoc on their self-esteem. Judy Kamilhor examines the "chosen-last syndrome" and other traumatic childhood sports experiences -- and shows how to overcome them.

Katharine Heigl

Katharine Heigl

If the Hollywood buzz is sawing right, Katherine Heigl is about to slice off a chunk of movie stardom. This month she’s starring in the new Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) comedy, Knocked Up. But the Connecticut-bred charmer cut her way into our hearts as Izzie Stevens, the earnest intern on ABC’s smash hit Grey’s Anatomy, and earned her BGF overnight by famously taking a Grey’s costar to task for some homophobic comments. Here the outspoken actress talks about her BFF (our cover boy, T.R. Knight, of course!), her frustration with the f word, and her yen to have a gay kid—just not for a while.

Big (gay) business

Big (gay) business

For many Fortune 500 companies corporate pride is a year-round enterprise.

Gay, Arab, American

Gay, Arab, American

Singer-songwriter Dave Hall is proud of his Arab heritage. You know, the tradition that includes inventions like algebra, sherbet—and Kathy Najimy.

Syndicate content

AddThis

Quantcast