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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.
A letter to Judge Roberts
August 29 2005 12:00 AM ET

A letter to Judge Roberts

Paris Barclay

Commentary 946 2005-09-13 2005-08-29 A letter to Judge Roberts By Paris Barclay Dear John, When I first met you in August 1970, I could never have imagined that you would become Ge

The crystal party is over
August 24 2005 12:00 AM ET

The crystal party is over

Jerome Cleary

More addictive and destructive than alcohol or marijuana, crystal meth has become the drug of choice for gays. We need to do more than just acknowledge this is true. We need to take action

Gays smoking and the Jennings effect
August 17 2005 12:00 AM ET

Gays, smoking, and the"Jennings effect'

Advocate.com Editors

In the wake of Peter Jennings’ death from lung cancer, the quit-smoking program at New York’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center has had a dramatic increase in telephone calls. Can your quitting be an act of pro-gay activism?

The real meaning of ex-gay
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

The real meaning of "ex-gay"

Advocate.com Editors

“Reparative therapy” is based on an understanding of homosexuality that has been rejected by all the major health and mental health professions

Chad's on the case
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Chad's on the case

Advocate.com Editors

Chad Allen talks about his debut as happily partnered P.I. Donald Strachey in Here TV’s Third Man Out and rethinking how Hollywood makes gay movies with his own production company

Married in Canada
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Married in Canada

Michael Rowe

Commentary 945 2005-08-30 2005-08-15 Married in Canada By Michael Rowe Rowe is a Canadian author, journalist, and essayist. My partner, Brian, and I are ce

Girl walks into a bar
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Girl walks into a bar

Anne Stockwell

Out Wall Street Journal columnist Wendy Bounds spins a tale of the close-knit world of a special pub

Hanging together
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Hanging together

Richard Goldstein

Commentary 945 2005-08-30 2005-08-15 Hanging together By Richard Goldstein I’ve done my share of dissing gay conservatives, or homocons, as I call them. When the Log Cabin Republic

Holy hush-up
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Holy hush-up

Kate Clinton

Commentary 945 2005-08-30 2005-08-15 Holy hush-up By Kate Clinton Great news! I have identified my next career. I had always planned to become a librarian after I retired from being a comedian.

Outspoken: Jack Harrison
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Jack Harrison

Commentary 945 2005-08-30 2005-08-15 Jack Harrison Jack Harrison is 18 and lives in Signal Mountain Tenn. I was the first out queer student in the 100-year histor

Family boosters
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Family boosters

Fred Kuhr

The nation’s leading group of straight allies, PFLAG chapters can claim considerable grassroots success. But some members want more support from the struggling national office

The actor and the judge
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

The actor and the judge

Advocate.com Editors

Commentary 945 2005-08-30 2005-08-15 The actor and the judge By Bruce C. Steele Chad Allen has amazing energy. In both senses: He’s got the stamina and enthusiasm to m

Brainwashed no more
August 15 2005 12:00 AM ET

Brainwashed no more

Kelly Griffith

The firestorm over Zach, an out teen trapped in an “ex-gay” program in Tennessee, has uncovered the far right’s aggressive efforts to force gay youths to act straight. Some have escaped and share their harrowing tales

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