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.

Less than a week after the Orlando shooting, a man threatened this Advocate editor and her friends on the beach.

July 12 2016 6:02 AM

Thanks to the National Rifle Association encouraging guns in public spaces, peaceful protests will routinely turn into domestic warfare. 

July 12 2016 5:30 AM

Leading up to the Rio Olympics, the international media is fixated on Zika, crime, and political and economic instability. But the media also needs to draw attention to the increasingly desperate plight of LGBT Brazilians.

July 12 2016 5:08 AM Updated

Imagine reaching out for mental health services and being turned away because you're LGBT. It's a reality for people in Tennessee, and it must end.

July 11 2016 5:52 AM

The "religious freedom" rallying cry is being used to kick LGBT leaders out of the Boy Scouts. Can we count on Hillary Clinton to help stop the madness?

July 11 2016 5:31 AM

The next generation of Star Trek stars say George Takei is off-course in criticizing the newly revealed sexuality of the starship helmsman, and this trans fan thinks he should lower his shields.

July 09 2016 11:19 AM
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