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.
Komen Founder Raising Money for Gay Rights With Son
January 29 2013 4:43 PM ET

Komen Founder Raising Money for Gay Rights With Son

Michelle Garcia

Bouncing back from her foundation's PR troubles last year over severing its ties with Planned Parenthood, the founder of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer research foundation is raising money for gay rights with her out son.

Scalia: You Don't Know My Stance on Marriage Equality
January 29 2013 3:10 PM ET

Scalia: You Don't Know My Stance on Marriage Equality

Michelle Garcia

Conservative Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia claims he has never publicly asserted his personal feelings on gay rights.

Will Same-Sex Couples Be Protected In Immigration Reform?
January 29 2013 1:10 PM ET

Will Immigration Reform Protect Same-Sex Couples?

Michelle Garcia

President Obama's immigration reform proposals may include gay couples, but will Congress take heed?

Wyoming Kills Marriage Bill, Advances Domestic Partnership Legislation
January 28 2013 9:17 PM ET

Wyoming Kills Marriage Bill, Advances Domestic Partnership Legislation

Neal Broverman

One step back, one step forward in Wyoming.

January 28 2013 7:30 AM ET

Has Fox News Evolved on Marriage Equality?

5 Takeaways From the Creating Change Conference
January 28 2013 12:27 AM ET

5 Big Takeaways From 'Creating Change' for The LGBT Movement

Daniel Villarreal

Daniel Villarreal was in Atlanta for Creating Change and brings back five things you should know.

Chris Hughes Interviews Obama; President Analyzes GOP on Marriage Equality
January 27 2013 9:21 PM ET

Obama Analyzes GOP in Interview With Chris Hughes

Lucas Grindley

The co-founder of Facebook was interviewed about his conversation with the president and made news himself by splitting with Mark Zuckerberg's recent support for Chris Christie.

WATCH: Ontario Elects Canada's First Gay Premier, Kathleen Wynne, After Inspiring Speech
January 27 2013 12:32 PM ET

WATCH: The Speech That Elected Canada's First Gay Premier

Lucas Grindley

Kathleen Wynne spoke with infectious optimism about the chances of an openly gay politician like her leading Ontario. Then she won.

Catholic Adoption Agency Threatens to Leave Colorado If Civil Unions Passes
January 26 2013 1:37 PM ET

Catholic Adoption Agency Threatens to Leave Colorado

Lucas Grindley

The Catholic adoption agency argues that gays and lesbians should work with other agencies.

Will Virginia Lawmakers Stop Discrimination Against LGBT Employees?
January 26 2013 12:57 PM ET

Will Virginia Stop Discrimination Against LGBT Employees?

Lucas Grindley

The state Senate passed a bill that would make it illegal for gay and lesbian state employees to be discriminated against, but the proposal faces an uncertain future.

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