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.

Longtime LGBT activist Mark Segal (pictured above) weighs in on the raucous protest that rocked the Creating Change conference in Chicago.

January 28 2016 5:55 AM

The Oscars aren't the only ones with a fixation on straight, white men, according to this writer.

January 27 2016 6:42 AM

Let's put an end to the LGBT civil war brewing over these two supportive candidates and focus on the real enemy, writes Amanda Kerri.

January 27 2016 6:18 AM

People like their boxes. If you are HIV-positive, some might want you to stay in yours.

January 26 2016 6:16 AM

When people use offensive words, it often comes from a place of privilege — not malice — writes Kit Williamson.

January 26 2016 5:47 AM

Ricky was cagey about liking guys back in the '90s; now he’s giving mixed messages about his feelings for women. Seems like being bisexual is now the big taboo, writes Mike Szymanski.

January 25 2016 6:24 AM

Advocacy organizations need to address the troubling disadvantages faced by low-income individuals.

January 25 2016 6:03 AM
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