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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.
Being LGBT Shouldn’t Be a Job Hazard

Being LGBT Shouldn’t Be a Job Hazard

The American Civil Liberties Union weighs in on why LGBT Americans need the same employment protections provided to other groups.

What It Means to Be Trans

What It Means to Be Trans

LGBT leadership just went on record in a big way by insisting that ENDA should be trans-inclusive. Maybe now it's important to know what "transgender" really means

I'm a unicorn

Fairy Tales

For one comedic writer, half the battle of being bisexual is proving he exists.

Wake Up -- Jena 6 Is About All of Us

Wake Up: Jena 6 Is About All of Us

Shame on LGBT people who don't recognize the significance of what happened in Louisiana.

Baby by Design

Baby by Design

In her latest dissection of the gay parental process, Maggie Quale heads to the sperm bank and discovers too much choice can be bad thing

A Tale of Two Theocracies

A Tale of Two Theocracies

In the wake of the absurd remarks by Iran president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, political writer David Rhea explores how yesterday’s Axis of Evil became today’s soul mate in morality.

The Impending Veto

The People v. Loving

Forty years after the Lovings won the freedom to marry, gays and lesbians are still denied what the Supreme Court deemed a "basic civil right."

Shooting the Messenger

Shooting the Messenger

Larry Craig and Merv Griffin couldn’t be more different, but the response to media coverage of their sexuality was the same: How dare you? Christopher Lisotta talks to the journalists who became the controversy.

The Accidental Homo

The Accidental Homo

Project Greenlight star Pete Jones never envisioned his second film as a gay movie, but he managed to make one anyway. Is this progress?

Matthew Broderick

Big Gay Following: Matthew Broderick

Some 25 years after his breakthrough role as a gay teen in Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy, Sarah Jessica Parker's husband dishes on past flops and the gay icons in his life.

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