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 more than PC culture or "identity politics" — the new "holiday" will help transgender people feel more confident and empowered.

October 17 2018 5:03 AM

Before marriage equality was even a pipe dream, filmmakers like Shan Sayles and Monroe Beehler were creating beautiful works of gay love.

October 17 2018 4:02 AM

Glenn D. Magpantay, the executive director of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, says affirmative action helped course correct years of discrimination. 

October 16 2018 1:48 PM

Many LGBTQ Georgians are suffering. A callous Republican candidate could make things even worse, writes Chad Griffin.

October 16 2018 5:32 AM

The African nation may never look at gay love the same.

October 15 2018 5:11 AM

It's easy to think the world has completely evolved since 1998; the truth is more nuanced.

October 13 2018 8:46 AM

Fate brought Lesléa Newman to Laramie, Wyo., just as Matthew Shepard was leaving this world.

October 12 2018 1:47 PM
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