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.
Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'
September 13 2013 12:35 PM ET

Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'

Trudy Ring

She 'immediately said no' to a Russian official who asked to perform, she says.

September 13 2013 6:15 AM ET

WATCH: A Gay Marriage Proposal at Home Depot?

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Spare us the Homo Depot jokes.

No More Same-Sex Marriages in Pa., Orders Judge
September 12 2013 4:23 PM ET

Stop the Pa. Gay Weddings, Orders Judge

Sunnivie Brydum

More than 170 same-sex couples have already received marriage licenses since county official D. Bruce Hanes announced in July that he'd defy state law and marry gay and lesbian couples.

Task Force's Rea Carey Arrested With 105 Women Demanding Immigration Reform
September 12 2013 12:30 PM ET

Task Force's Rea Carey Arrested With 105 Women Demanding Immigration Reform

Sunnivie Brydum

The executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force was among 105 women arrested for blocking traffic outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., today.

WATCH: Pastor Had Sex With Teens to Make Them Straight
September 12 2013 11:13 AM ET September 12 2013 4:45 PM ET

WATCH: Pastor Had Sex With Teens to Make Them Straight

Sunnivie Brydum

Brent Giroeux is facing 60 counts of suspected sexual exploitation for allegedly having sex with numerous teenage boys while praying to rid them of 'homosexual urges.'

New York City Adds Three Out City Council Members
September 11 2013 5:43 PM ET

NYC Adds 3 Out City Council Members

Michelle Garcia

Four out of five boroughs have gay or lesbian members of the City Council.

Archbishop: Marriage Equality Was Satan's Creation
September 11 2013 1:55 PM ET

Archbishop: Marriage Equality Was Satan's Creation

Michelle Garcia

Not only same-sex marriage but gay sex, abortion, birth control, and pornography are all works of Satan, says one Catholic leader.

One Air Force Base Recognizes N.M. Marriages
September 11 2013 12:27 PM ET

One Air Force Base Recognizes N.M. Marriages

Michelle Garcia

As a handful of counties recognize same-sex marriage in New Mexico, one Air Force base has made adjustments.

Quinn Concedes NYC Mayoral Bid
September 11 2013 11:09 AM ET

Christine Quinn Concedes NYC Mayoral Race

Michelle Garcia

The New York City Council speaker and protege of outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg came in third in the Democratic primary Tuesday night.

September 11 2013 7:15 AM ET

Proud Gay Marine Gets Touching Goodbye Gift

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His straight comrades bid him a very colorful farewell.

2014 Marriage Equality Initiative Dropped in Arizona
September 10 2013 5:17 PM ET

2014 Marriage Equality Initiative Dropped in Arizona

Jase Peeples

Groups claim more time is needed to rally support for same-sex marriage in the state.

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