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 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.

Advising LGBT people to take up arms in self defense actually puts the most vulnerable among our community at greater risk, says this queer researcher and media analyst. 

July 01 2016 5:44 AM

Leaders at the United Nations and Human Rights Campaign say the vote to create a special LGBT Independent Expert will have global repercussions. 

June 30 2016 1:40 PM Updated

The president of Everytown for Gun Safety wants to recruit you.

June 30 2016 6:09 AM

Over 30,000 LGBT Americans die from smoking every year. This is what Equality California is doing to end this silent calamity.

June 30 2016 5:58 AM

The Pulse shooting is the latest incident in an epidemic of violence — and the infectious agent is hate.

June 29 2016 5:15 PM

HIV care, trans clinics, cancer screenings for lesbians and bi women — many abortion clinics offer these services, so the battle to keep them open is our fight too.

June 29 2016 6:45 AM