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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.
Op-ed: The LGBT Roots of S.F.'s Habitat for Humanity
June 27 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The LGBT Roots of S.F.'s Habitat for Humanity

Kent Bloom

A San Francisco native remembers the legacy of his late partner, Stephen Jacoby, a gay pilot who founded the San Francisco chapter of Habitat for Humanity before dying of an AIDS-related illness in 1991.

Op-ed: Is Nudity in the Eye of the Beholder?
June 27 2014 3:22 AM ET

Op-ed: Is Nudity in the Eye of the Beholder?

Thom Senzee

An arrest in San Diego reminds us all to believe our own eyes even when — especially when — cops or politicians say not to.

Op-ed: I'm Going Back to Bi: Confessions of a Former Lesbian
June 26 2014 5:00 AM ET

I'm Going Back to Bi: Confessions of a Former Lesbian

Rebby Kern

Rebby Kern dated women for most of her adult life but is now understanding the fluidity of her sexuality.

Op-ed: In the Wake of Windsor
June 26 2014 3:00 AM ET

Op-ed: In the Wake of Windsor

James Esseks

A year after Edie Windsor's case helped ring in federal recognition of same-sex relationships, full equality is only becoming more tangible.

Op-ed: My First Grand Marshal Experience and the Meaning of LGBT Pride
June 25 2014 4:15 AM ET

Op-ed: My First Grand Marshal Experience and the Meaning of LGBT Pride

Rob Smith

Being Key West's grand marshal gave Rob Smith a new perspective on small-town America.

Op-ed: It's Time To Invest in The Business of Gay Love
June 25 2014 3:30 AM ET

Op-ed: It's Time To Invest in The Business of Gay Love

David Cruz III

After officiating a same-sex wedding, a gay matchmaker advocates for investing in LGBT relationships, both in the real world and online.

Op-ed: Victories for Trans Health Care Are Closer Than We Dreamed
June 24 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Health Care Victories Closer Than We Dreamed

Mara Keisling

Much has been achieved in the fight for transgender health care rights, but the director of the National Center for Transgender Equality says there is still work to be done.

Op-ed: Are You Full Blown Gay Yet?
June 24 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Are You Full Blown Gay Yet?

Eliel Cruz

After being asked so often whether bisexuality is just a phase, this writer has had enough.

Op-ed: Keep Saying 'I Do' After the Altar
June 24 2014 3:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Keep Saying 'I Do' After the Altar

Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami

A year after its overturning, Prop. 8 plaintiffs and husbands Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami reflect on the progress of marriage equality.

Former BP CEO: Outing 'Best Thing That Ever Happened'
June 23 2014 2:47 PM ET

Former BP CEO: Outing 'Best Thing That Ever Happened'

Trudy Ring

Lord John Browne doesn't endorse outing, but hopes his new book will encourage other top execs to come out and to create LGBT-friendly workplaces.

Op-ed: What The Hobby Lobby Ruling May Mean for LGBT People
June 23 2014 5:30 AM ET

Op-ed: What A Hobby Lobby Ruling May Mean for Us

Candace Gibson and Lauren Paulk

The Hobby Lobby case isn't just about access to birth control pills.

Gay Fatherhood, Step 4: Accept the Imperfect
June 23 2014 4:30 AM ET

Gay Fatherhood, Step 4: Accept the Imperfect

Lucas Grindley

Are gay parents allowed to be as imperfect as everyone else?

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