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 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.

In this week’s column, Mr. Manners deals with same-sex pre-nups. Yes, with marriage equality comes divorce equality, so be sure to have all the protections the law provides.

May 29 2012 12:14 PM

LGBT groups are gaining political influence.  And they exert hard-won political muscle to fight for full equality and support LGBT and LGBT-friendly elected officials.  But given so much work left to accomplish on equal rights and limited resources, gay groups should not be so quick to enter debates on non-LGBT issues.

May 21 2012 11:06 AM

What does Mr. Manners think about the brewing boycott of North Carolina now that 61% of voters approved the same-sex marriage ban? Not too much.

May 21 2012 10:57 AM

The director of the new movie Going Down in LA-LA Land, which premiered this weekend in Hollywood, talks about the difficulty of casting a leading man in a gay role.

May 19 2012 1:06 PM

What was taken from the home of lesbian artist Zanele Muholi was taken from all of us, says activist Melanie Nathan.

May 19 2012 11:28 AM

A board member of Just Detention International explains why the long-awaited new rules will save lives.

May 18 2012 5:47 PM

AIDS/LifeCycle rider Tim Lee understands now that he once had a lot of learning to do.

May 18 2012 2:10 PM

Actor Dominic Sheahan-Stahl may have been let down by administrators who decided he couldn't give a graduation speech at his high school alma mater because he is gay, but the students have stepped up.

May 18 2012 4:20 AM

As we mourn the loss of Erick Martínez on this International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a call to carry on his work.

May 17 2012 4:30 AM

Medication and condoms alone will never end AIDS. These tools, as important as they are, must be married with vital social change. To truly end AIDS, we must overcome poverty, racism, sexism, and homophobia.

It is GMHC’s and my strong belief that these social ills fuel the epidemic. They must be confronted by the powerful community that participates in, and contributes to, AIDS Walk New York each year.

May 17 2012 4:00 AM