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.

Our mental and physical health can’t afford a Trump presidency, argues Boston-area LGBT public health advocate D.A. Steward.

August 15 2016 1:51 PM

Businesswoman and activist Michaela Mendelsohn is appalled by Bill Maher's complete lack of empathy toward the trans struggle.

August 15 2016 5:03 AM

The Trevor Project's Abbe Land on the troubling new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

August 12 2016 1:06 PM

Unbowed by a disease that appeared out of nowhere, Dell Miller shares his story in hopes that other gay and bi men pay attention and get the meningitis vaccine.

August 12 2016 5:09 AM

An exciting new way to access LGBT content is on its way, writes Allie Esslinger, and not a moment too soon.

August 11 2016 7:01 AM

The first organized gay response to AIDS started 35 years ago. The CEO of Gay Men's Health Crisis reflects on the past and ponders the future.

August 11 2016 5:25 AM

In a recent segment on his HBO show, Bill Maher insisted that the fight for trans rights should be dropped until after the election. He couldn't be more wrong. 

August 10 2016 7:32 PM
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