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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 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.

Sorry, Bristol Palin. The choice by entertainers not to perform at the inauguration is nothing if not courageous.

January 02 2017 4:46 PM

A black gay man reflects on how racism and homophobia prevented him from going home to North Carolina for Christmas.

December 25 2016 3:31 PM

For LGBT Mormons, this political move particularly stings.

December 23 2016 5:46 PM

The despised Texas senator is championing a homophobic bill that even members of the hard right know is indefensible. 

December 23 2016 6:04 AM

Coming out at a big company like Ford sounds intimidating, but Lynn Keiser was greeted with concern and support.

December 22 2016 5:31 AM

It takes a village to raise a child, according to an African proverb (and Hillary Clinton). That village usually requires an employer that respects LGBT parents.

December 22 2016 5:02 AM

The Resistance is where the next heroes of our movement will emerge. Be ready, be strong, and be vigilant, says George Takei.

December 21 2016 1:00 PM
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