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.
Feds Sue Texas RV Park for Transgender Discrimination

Feds Sue Texas RV Park for Transgender Discrimination

U.S. attorney general Eric Holder filed a complaint against In Toone Services, accusing the park of evicting a woman on the basis of her gender identity.

WATCH: Pat Robertson Likens Transgender People to Geldings

WATCH: Pat Robertson Likens Transgender People to Geldings

Reacting to the passage of a transgender rights law in California, the antigay televangelist expressed incredulity about the LGBT community's influence and talked about the gelding of his stallion.

Calif. Gov. Signs Trans Birth Certificate Bill Amid Republican Opposition

Calif. Gov. Signs Trans Birth Certificate Bill Amid Republican Opposition

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will help facilitate legal name changes for transgender Californians, as the state's Republican leaders are calling for repeal of another law, which protects trans teens.

San Antonio Councilwoman Chan Seeks Higher Office

San Antonio Councilwoman Seeks Higher Office

San Antonio City Council member Elisa Chan submitted a letter of resignation Monday in order to run for state Senate. Chan made national news for her antigay remarks in a secretly recorded meeting.

WATCH: Political Opponent Slams Christie on Same-Sex Marriage Stance

WATCH: Opponent Slams Chris Christie on Marriage Stance

N.J. state senator Barbara Buono, Chris Christie's gubernatorial opponent, told the governor that her daughter 'is not a political agenda' during a Tuesday debate.

N.J. Diner Patron Grills Chris Christie on Marriage Equality Opposition

N.J. Diner Patron Grills Chris Christie on Marriage Equality Opposition

The N.J. governor told the customer that marriage equality is not a human rights issue and reiterated his stance that voters should decide.

Supreme Court Rejects Univ. Administrator's Appeal of Firing After Antigay Speech

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Firing Over Antigay Speech

In its first day back in session, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review an appeal of Dixon v. University of Toledo, involving an administrator who was fired for antigay remarks.

Supreme Court Dismisses Ken Cuccinelli’s Sodomy Law Appeal

Maddow: SCOTUS Dismisses Cuccinelli's Sodomy Ban

Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli's campaign suffered another setback after the Supreme Court dismissed the Republican gubernatorial candidate’s appeal to reinstate Virginia's sodomy law.

Anderson Cooper Fires Back After GOP Rep Accuses Him of Journalistic Bias

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Slams GOP Rep. Alleging Bias

'When you’re not on Fox News, you get contentious interviews,' Cooper told Republican congressman Raul Labrador during a heated exchange Monday.

AddThis

Quantcast