Politics

In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.
Bryan Fischer: 'Gay Conservative' Is a 'Dangerous' 'Oxymoron'

Fischer: 'Gay Conservative' Is an 'Oxymoron'

Fischer earns his Phobie credentials once again in denouncing gay conservative commentator Guy Benson.

Oregon to Ban 'Ex-Gay' Therapy for Minors

Oregon to Ban 'Ex-Gay' Therapy for Minors

The Oregon Senate today followed the House in passing a bill banning the practice, which Gov. Kate Brown is expected to sign into law.

WATCH: Ben Carson Thinks President Can Ignore Courts on Marriage Equality

WATCH: Ben Carson Doesn't Understand the Constitution

The retired surgeon running for president claims the chief executive doesn't have to recognize judicial rulings — showing he lacks an understanding of the U.S. Constitution.

POLL: Americans Prefer Gay President to Evangelical or Tea Partier

POLL: Americans Prefer Gay President to Right-Winger

More than 60 percent are just fine with the idea of a gay person running for president.

The 8 Most Hateful Things Texas Lawmakers Said Monday

8 Most Hateful Things Texas Lawmakers Said in Hearing

A bill that would allow Lone Star State clergy to refuse to marry same-sex couples gave fiery pastors an opportunity to preach in the state house against marriage equality.

Flanked by Boy Scouts, Mike Huckabee Announces Presidential Campaign
May 05 2015 4:32 PM ET

Flanked by Boy Scouts, Huckabee Announces 2016 Bid

The former Arkansas governor and founder of 'Chick Fil-A Appreciation Day' enters the already-crowded GOP field for 2016 presidential candidates.

WATCH: Can the GOP Presidential Field Get Any More Antigay?

Can the GOP Presidential Field Get Any More Antigay?

With the entry of Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson into the race for the White House, it seems the GOP candidates will have to out-antigay one another to secure the nomination.

Newly Out Fox Contributor Isn't Very Concerned About Gay Rights

Fox's Newly Out Pundit Isn't Concerned About Gay Rights

Guy Benson, who also works for the conservative website Townhall.com, comes out in a new book and in an interview with BuzzFeed.

Op-ed: When Right vs. Left Becomes Right vs. Wrong

Op-ed: When Right vs. Left Becomes Right vs. Wrong

Reformed Republican Jimmy LaSalvia is not forgiving the owners of the Out NYC Hotel, who recently hosted an event for Ted Cruz.

Obama Calls for End to Discriminatory Parenting Laws

Obama Calls for End to Discriminatory Parenting Laws

President Obama makes LGBT history again by advocating foster and adoptive parents be chosen without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.

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