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 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.

The brave reverend who recently came out to her Kansas congregation says her denomination needs to evolve or die.

January 08 2016 6:34 AM

Many LGBT people, like our executive editor, used cigarettes to fit in and feel better. We're better than that, he writes.

January 07 2016 7:32 AM

When stars respond to questions about their sexuality with statements like 'It shouldn’t matter,' they are doing more harm than good. 

January 07 2016 6:14 AM

Becoming a gay parent is difficult in the U.S., but it's near impossible in Japan. Dr. Guy Ringler is working to change that.

January 06 2016 7:48 AM

Couples who swing may be cool with their setup, but many of the singles they encounter are not, writes Samuel Spitale.

January 05 2016 6:16 AM

Calling transgender traveler's bodies 'alarms' is no less problematic than calling them 'anomalies,' and doesn't address the root of the problem, says the executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force. 

December 31 2015 7:00 AM

Tyler Curry encourages you to kiss off 2015 with a promise to get it right in the new year.

December 31 2015 6:00 AM