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.
Op-ed: It's Not a Gay Wedding or Straight Wedding — It's Just a Wedding

Op-ed: It's Not a Gay or Straight Wedding — It's Just a Wedding

A discriminatory Bay Area photography shop that won't shoot any couples in order to avoid photographing same-sex couples is getting left behind by its industry.

Op-ed: Why I Quit My Job at the United Nations

Op-ed: Why I Quit My Job at the United Nations

A trip to central Africa and the passing of a mentor were enough to make one writer realize that being closeted wasn't worth it.

Op-ed: How Gay Genius Alan Turing Got Me Through Middle School

Op-ed: Where Are the Gay Scientists?

The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka.

Op-ed: Bosses Need to Step Up for Their Trans Employees

Op-ed: Bosses Need to Step Up for Their Trans Employees

Transgender visibility is on the rise, but most trans people are still unprotected against workplace discrimination.

Op-ed: Obama’s Order Ices Out Some LGBTQ Immigrants

Op-ed: Obama’s Order Ices Out Some LGBTQ Immigrants

The executive order will help many immigrants on the path to citizenship, but it leaves behind others who have experienced violence, discrimination, and isolation, says Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.

Op-ed: England Needs a Separation of Church and State

Op-ed: England Needs a Separation of Church and State

The Church of England has used its position as a state-endorsed institution of religion to promote an agenda of prejudice. So why do the U.K.'s residents stand for it?

Op-ed: Why We Still Need Trans Day of Remembrance

Op-ed: Why We Still Need TDOR

The Transgender Day of Remembrance's founder, Gwendolyn Ann Smith, reflects on the history and changes the day has seen over the past 15 years.

Op-ed: Rage Against the Dying of the Light

Op-ed: Rage Against the Dying of the Light

After the vigils of Transgender Day of Remembrance end, we must keep our flames burning bright for all those we've lost to darkness.

The Year in Trans Voices

The Year in Trans Voices

From dating to media to marriage equality, we break down some of the most pressing issues transgender people have addressed this year.

Op-ed: HRC Report Shows Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler

Op-ed: Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign shows great progress in trans equality in corporate America. But there's still much work to be done.

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