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.

It's time for our pride festivals to embrace their grassroots past and ditch their big business present, writes activist Alex Morash.

April 26 2017 5:48 AM

In his approximately 100 days in office, Donald Trump has changed America — for the worse. Musician Susan Surftone recounts a harrowing experience highlighting the damage he's wrought. 

April 26 2017 5:05 AM

Fox has replaced America's awful uncle with its awful nephew, Tucker Carlson, writes Amanda Kerri.

April 25 2017 6:21 AM

Since only about half of the U.S. protects gay and bi workers from discrimination — even less protect trans workers — filing a complaint in a place without protections can test one's endurance and sanity.

April 25 2017 5:25 AM

A new generation of LGBT activists reignites the fight not to gain access to established institutions like marriage and the military, but to substantially alter them.

April 20 2017 6:07 AM

Loren Olson (left) moved from the big city to start a farm in Iowa with his husband. Gay life is where you find it, he writes. 

April 20 2017 5:47 AM

The teen mystery series just began airing the final episodes of its seven-year run, but it's left its mark. 

April 20 2017 4:32 AM
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