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.

Partners in life and business, Jim Burba and Bob Hayes dealt with homophobia as openly gay cofounders of a hotel company. They tell us how they handle working with clients who want them to "play it straight."

September 21 2016 5:28 AM

Drawing the line between shaming and real concern.

September 21 2016 5:08 AM

It turns out lesbians are just not that profitable. 

September 20 2016 7:14 PM

Grindr's hackathon will connect some of the world’s top hackers with LGBT nonprofits, potentially helping them expand their missions.

September 20 2016 6:41 AM

Makeup is not the enemy — ask Rachel Maddow, Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, and even Neil Patrick Harris.

September 20 2016 5:34 AM

On this important anniversary, gay Iraq vet Rob Smith shares an excerpt from his powerful memoir, Closets, Combat + Coming Out.

September 20 2016 5:10 AM

While one actor listens to and appreciates the concerns of transgender people, the other dismisses them.

September 19 2016 2:28 PM
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