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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 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.
Hangin' tough

Hangin' tough

Are gay gangs really terrorizing America with pink handguns and stiletto heels? David Luc Nguyen looks for a straight answer.

The parent trap

The parent trap

Len Brooks markets himself as a fellow gay man who understands the desire to become a biological father. But some of his clients question whether the surrogacy sage and his agencies are too good to be true.

Life insurance

Life insurance

Commentary 991 2007-08-28 2007-08-14 Life insurance By Joe Kapp and Nicholas Burkholder Write Kapp and Burkholder with your personal financial questions at [email protected] .

Call me madam

Call me madam

Phone records of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the “D.C. Madam,” revealed that a morally righteous Republican senator had used her Washington escort service. Who’s next?

Gotta have faith

Gotta have faith

Democrats are trying to bridge the God gap by reaching out to a new breed of “values voters.” What they’ve found just might shock gays and lesbians in more ways than one.

This gay is not for Giuliani

This gay is not for Giuliani

After posting online his fake PSA "Gays for Giuliani," 25-year-old Ryan Davis became an unlikely political mouthpiece.

Man in the mirror

Man in the mirror

In his new movie The Nines, the queer writer behind Go and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory cast one of the hottest straight movie stars in Hollywood to play himself. Then last month they ran off together to Malawi. So what exactly is going on between these two? John August talks to Ryan Reynolds

Stories from the states

Stories from the states

The highs and lows of same-sex couples in seven U.S. states trying to adopt.

Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Advocate cover subjects John August and Ryan Reynolds traveled to Africa to help build an orphanage in Malawi. August took these candid shots of their journey.

Giving in to baby fever

Giving in to baby fever

In the first entry of a biweekly series, writer Maggie Quale chronicles the funny, sad, and thoroughly modern journey she and her partner are taking in their quest to become moms.

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