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.

We must end "ex-gay" operations in the U.S., so we can then focus on eliminating them overseas, writes Wayne Besen of Truth Wins Out.

October 28 2015 3:23 PM

Yes, black trans women can often be victims. But let's not forget they're also just getting through life like all of us.

October 27 2015 4:48 PM

When it comes to interacting with men online, gay and bi men have lowered their standards to embarrassing levels.

October 27 2015 5:28 AM

When this African-American lesbian attends a queer business gathering, she's often the only nonwhite, nonmale there. That's a problem.

October 26 2015 1:05 PM

This weekend, LGBT activist Bhumika Shrestha became the first Nepali citizen to travel abroad carrying a passport marked O instead of M or F. Would this help gender-nonconforming people around the world?

October 26 2015 11:30 AM

The marriage battle largely left out LGBT people of color. Now it's time to right that wrong, Rev. Irene Monroe writes.

October 23 2015 12:11 PM

Rebecca Juro adoresĀ The Rocky Horror Picture Show and trans actress Laverne Cox. The thought of them together, though, is a different story.

October 23 2015 5:00 AM
1