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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.
Pro-Bush, pro-equality
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Pro-Bush, pro-equality

Bob Hall

Wisconsin resident and former Massachusetts lawmaker Bob Hall is a conservative Republican who wants everyone to know that the only people who threaten traditional marriage are straight couples.

Sundance festival
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Sundance festival

Lawrence Ferber

Commentary 955 2006-01-31 2006-01-17 Sundance festival By Lawrence Ferber What brouhaha could bring Tony Kushner, Rosie O’Donnell, Robin Williams, Gretchen Mol, and Kevin Smith tog

Soul of The L Word
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Soul of The L Word

Anne Stockwell

We may argue about The L Word, but on this we all agree: Jennifer Beals takes our breath away. The star opens up about shooting sex scenes, being a new mom, and giving lesbians what they want

Book of Daniel
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Book of Daniel

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 955 2006-01-31 2006-01-17 Book of Daniel Interview by Neal Broverman After executive producing the television shows of caustic comedians like Wanda Sykes and Christopher Titus, openl

Pretty witty—and gay
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Pretty witty—and gay

Alonso Duralde

In between seasons of Frasier and Out of Practice, Joe Keenan found time to write My Lucky Star, his third hilarious novel

Tattooing for her
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Tattooing for her

Kate Nielsen

Commentary 955 2006-01-31 2006-01-17 Tattooing for her By Kate Nielsen There are certain things that should be left to the foolhardy, such as spending more than one makes, mixing sake and vodka

The Vatican drag
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

The Vatican drag

Alec Mapa

Commentary 955 2006-01-31 2006-01-17 The Vatican drag By Alec Mapa “Did you go to church?” My father asks this every Sunday at the beginning of our weekly phone call. I alwa

Outspoken: Ryan James Kim
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Outspoken: Ryan James Kim

Commentary 955 2006-01-31 2006-01-17 Outspoken: Ryan James Kim Kim is 20 and lives in New Jersey. I had vowed to give up on all things political afte

Murder and hypocrisy
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

Murder and hypocrisy

Patrick Moore

Democracy will not flourish in the Middle East until Islamic governments stop murdering their gay citizens—and we need to halt antigay violence at home before we can condemn it abroad

The Right tries to steer Ford
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

The Right tries to steer Ford

Todd Henneman

The antigay American Family Association nearly changed the course of Ford Motor Co.’s commitment to equality. The feud with the country’s number 2 automaker is not finished

No excuses for West
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

No excuses for West

Dan Savage

I have no sympathy for ousted Spokane mayor Jim West or other hypocritical closet cases. They didn’t miss out on these years of greater gay visibility. They opted out

The Kingmakers
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

The Kingmakers

Emily Heil

Ten states still don’t have any out lawmakers—at any level of government. The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund hopes to change that in 2006

The trouble with marriage
January 17 2006 12:00 AM ET

The trouble with marriage

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 955 2006-01-31 2006-01-17 The trouble with marriage By Laura Weinstock In 2004, when I lived in Massachusetts, I legally married my partner of 14 years. Now that we

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