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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: Why I Won't Stop Trying To Get Married

Op-ed: Why I Won't Stop Trying To Get Married

Someone has to face the struggles of discrimination to get the equality we all deserve.

Op-ed: The Feeling Of Holding My Son's Hand

Op-ed: The Feeling Of Holding My Son's Hand

One dad knows he doesn't have a ton of time left with a son who wants to hold hands with him in public.

Op-ed: Confessions of a Former Ted Nugent Fan

Op-ed: Confessions of a Former Ted Nugent Fan

Like many former Ted Nugent fans, one woman has had to choose a side.

Op-ed: There's Room Under the Bus for All of Us

Op-ed: There's Room Under the Bus for All of Us

One man's workplace was also his closet door: the Southern Baptist Church.

Op-ed: NBC's Straight-Washing of John Constantine Is Bi Erasure

Op-ed: NBC's Straight-Washing of John Constantine Is Bi Erasure

There aren't enough bisexual men on TV, and the characters who are bisexual are being made straight.

Op-ed: Social Justice Can Cure What Ails Us

Op-ed: Social Justice Can Cure What Ails Us

Being discriminated against is bad for your health, according to new findings.

Op-ed: When A Trip to Provincetown Helps Moms And Dads Find Strength

Op-ed:Are LGBT Families 'Post-Gay?'

LGBT families might be the norm on television and even in real life, but when they get together it becomes an empowering moment.

Op-Ed: Lessons From Filming a Trans Web Series

Op-ed: Lessons From Filming a Trans Web Series

Brothers director Emmett Lundberg explains how creating a show about trans people brings unique pressures to the casting process.

Op-ed: Why Janet Mock's New Job Gives Me Hope

Op-ed: Why Janet Mock's New Job Gives Me Hope

Janet Mock's appointment as a contributing editor at Marie Claire is a promising turning point for trans women controlling their own stories in media.

Op-ed: Why Maura Healey Must Bust A New Glass Ceiling

Op-ed: Why Maura Healey Must Bust A New Glass Ceiling

Massachusetts' attorney general race isn't just a local matter.

Op-ed: When It Comes to Stopping HIV, There Is No Silver Bullet

Op-ed: When It Comes to Stopping HIV, There Is No Silver Bullet

There is no one solution to eradicating HIV, but PrEP is a tool that not enough can access.

Op-ed: With Immigration, Their Fight Is Our Fight

Op-ed: With Immigration, Their Fight Is Our Fight

The LGBT community’s battle for equality is intrinsically tied to the current war over the issue of immigration.

Op-ed: Vladimir Putin's AIDS Crisis

Op-ed: Vladimir Putin's AIDS Crisis

While a plane went down in Ukraine carrying several HIV and AIDS advocates likely due to Russian-backed separatists, Russia grapples with its own spike in HIV cases.

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