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.

The hurdles to happiness and longevity for African-American transgender people are intimidating but not insurmountable, says Lourdes Ashley Hunter.

February 24 2016 6:04 AM

There is too much emphasis on physicality and self-medicating and not enough credence paid to therapy and self-reflection, according to this writer.

February 24 2016 5:41 AM

The lack of diversity in entertainment goes beyond TV and movies.

5:57 AM

As the Oscar week fashion bonanza arrives, pay attention to who's wearing dead animals on their back and who's not, writes PETA's out exec Dan Mathews.

5:31 AM

This queer Georgian urges the state House to not write antigay discrimination into law. 

5:05 AM

In her first op-ed for The Advocate, the imprisoned leaker of military secrets explains why the queer community must oppose the government's demand for a backdoor into a terrorist's Apple iPhone.

February 22 2016 6:31 AM

HRC president Chad Griffin says Obama should nominate an out person for the job, and he has some suggestions.

February 21 2016 11:46 AM
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