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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.
Father, forgive him

Father, forgive him

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 Father, forgive him By Andrew Sullivan For most of the past 30 years, as the gay rights movement has progressed and as C

Fighting for fairness

Fighting for fairness

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 Fighting for fairness By Tony Marco After she was outed by several peers at Holmdel High School in Holmdel, N.J., as a freshman in 2001, Nancy

Gag reflex

Gag reflex

Gays have been on multiplex screens plenty lately—but usually just so they can creep out the straight guys

Heath on top

Heath on top

Heath Ledger’s career has caught fire with Brokeback Mountain. In a gay-media exclusive, he talks about making his acting debut with a gay role on TV and about going the distance with Jake Gyllenhaal

There won't be trumpets

There won't be trumpets

Should we herald Tab Hunter and other celebs who come out late in life? Not so much, argues novelist and journalist John Morgan Wilson. Where have they been all these years?

Singing her own tune

Singing her own tune

Lesley Gore is on her second run of celebrity—from the “It’s My Party” songbird of the ’60s to the out singer-songwriter of 2005’s quietly haunting indie CD Ever Since

2005 top 10: books

2005 top 10: books

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 2005 top 10: books The Commitment Should Dan Savage and his partner marry? What will their son

2005 top 10: television

2005 top 10: television

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 2005 top 10: television Six Feet Under The final season of creator Alan Ball’s brilliant HBOse

2005 top 10: music

2005 top 10: music

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 2005 top 10: music Top 10 pop The Woods Sleater-

2005 top 10: films

2005 top 10: films

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 2005 top 10: films Brokeback Mountain The rare film that exceeded its, well, mountain of hype with its

2005 top 10: performance

2005 top 10: performance

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 2005 top 10: performance Doubt This drama about a nun and a corrupt priest was a hit in New York

Queer year at the B.O.

Queer year at the B.O.

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 Queer year at the B.O. By Lawrence Ferber There’s been a lot of press lamenting how movie box office figures were down in 2005. Ga

Everygay people

Everygay people

Commentary 954 2006-01-17 2005-12-19 Everygay people By Bruce Vilanch This may have been the year that Mike Nichols was talking about when he said, “Homosexuality used to be the love tha

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