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.

A frighteningly biased piece on trans youth was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, says Brynn Tannehill, who breaks down why it's so wrong.

February 20 2018 5:44 PM

Former GOP activist Jimmy LaSalvia was ecstatic when his Kentucky city enacted LGBT protections. Now he wants movement on a federal law.

February 20 2018 5:52 AM

Out athletes like Julie Wu Chu are upending stereotypes, but the Olympics should also be a wake-up call to the dearth of LGBT protections throughout Asia.

February 16 2018 6:08 AM

Boy Culture's Matthew Rettenmund tells us why he expended blood, sweat, and tears to chronicle every queer character in the history of television.

February 16 2018 5:08 AM

Oliver Hilmes, author of Berlin 1936, paints a glamorous and frightening picture of a city that embraced sexual minorities before turning on them with a vengeance.

February 15 2018 12:15 PM

After the island rescinded marriage equality, a gay man reflects on his childhood there.

February 15 2018 5:46 AM

We have to be careful about adding letters to our acronym, writes Alexander Cheves.

February 14 2018 5:03 AM
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