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 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.

People like to take shots at Pittsburgh, but as demonstrated with Iggygate, this city has balls of steel.

June 12 2015 6:15 AM

Task Force executive director Rea Carey reflects on what's changed in a year, and what the LGBT equality fight will look like in the next 12 months.

June 12 2015 5:00 AM

The highest-ranking gay staffer at the Department of Labor says it's high time to #ThankFrank.

June 12 2015 4:00 AM

After she sought political asylum in the U.S., Mexican-born Victoria Villalba was tossed into a dangerous detention center. She narrowly survived the experience, and is now being rewarded for her courage in fighting for a new life.

June 11 2015 4:00 AM

Activists Cleve Jones and Jerame Davis ask: Why are America's out ambassadors arguing in favor of giving special 'favored nation' status to virulently anti-LGBT countries, including one that stones gays to death?

June 11 2015 3:00 AM

Hailing from South Carolina, GLAAD executive Zeke Stokes couldn't reconcile his childhood dreams of country music stardom with the fact that he was gay.

June 10 2015 6:00 AM

The producer of The New York Times' groundbreaking doc about transgender members of the U.S. military reflects on just how much has changed — and what hasn't — since the world met Logan Ireland and Laila Villanueva.

June 10 2015 3:00 AM
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