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.
WATCH: Queer Protesters Allege Discrimination at Denver Bear Bar

WATCH: Queer Protesters Allege Discrimination at Denver Bear Bar

Amid allegations that the Denver Wrangler's entrance policy requiring a 'gender-matching ID' is transphobic and misogynistic, queer activists took to the street Sunday to make their complaints heard.

WATCH: Hawaii Gov. Signs Marriage Equality Bill

WATCH: Hawaii Gov. Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed the bill into law today, ending a two-decade journey to marriage equality in the Aloha State.

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Compares Inclusive Locker Rooms to Kids at Hooters

WATCH: O'Reilly Says Inclusive Locker Rooms = Hooters

The Fox News anchor declared that the only difference between transgender students using the locker room that corresponds with their identity and minors at a Hooters is that the restaurant 'has chicken wings.'

WATCH: Pat Robertson Says Find Out if Gay Son's Been Molested

WATCH: Pat Robertson Says Find Out if Gay Son's Been Molested

Which would have made him gay, according to Robertson's worldview.

Hawaii OK's Marriage Equality
January 07 2014 5:44 PM ET

Hawaii's Long Wait for Marriage Equality Has Ended

The state Senate on Tuesday approved a new version of the legislation that the governor is set to sign today.

Son of Late S.F. Mayor Moscone Marries Partner

Son of Late S.F. Mayor Moscone Marries Partner

Jonathan Moscone, whose father, Mayor George Moscone, was slain with Harvey Milk, married Darryl Carbonaro Friday in the mayor’s balcony of San Francisco’s City Hall.

Marco Rubio to Keynote Fund-raiser for Org. Backing 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Marco Rubio to Address 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Supporters

The Florida Republican will serve as the keynote speaker at the antigay Florida Family Policy Council's annual fund-raiser this week.

WATCH: Gay Couple Makes 'A Case for Marriage' Equality

WATCH: Gay Couple Makes 'A Case for Marriage' Equality

A new multimedia project articulates the issues facing LGBT people in West Virginia.

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