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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.
Debunked Antigay Parenting Study Commissioned to Sway Supreme Court
March 11 2013 1:55 PM ET

Documents Show Debunked Study Was Targeted at High Court

Sunnivie Brydum

Documents recently released by the University of Texas show that a widely discredited study on family structures by associate professor Mark Regnerus was funded by a right-wing antigay group and intended to provide evidence that gay and lesbian parents are inadequate in order to present that argument to the Supreme Court.

March 10 2013 11:38 PM ET

The Queen of England Supports Equal Rights

Queen Elizabeth II will be signing a new charter that will back of equal rights for women and gays, while fighting discrimination

Quinn Makes Bid As NYC's First Female and Gay Mayor
March 10 2013 5:28 PM ET

Quinn Makes Bid As NYC's First Female and Gay Mayor

Michelle Garcia

Will Christine Quinn make history as The Big Apple's first openly gay and first female mayor?

March 10 2013 2:30 PM ET

Gay Group Slated For CPAC Event

U.S.: One-third of LGBT Immigrants Are Undocumented
March 10 2013 2:15 PM ET

U.S.: One-third of LGBT Immigrants Are Undocumented

Michelle Garcia

Nearly a million people in the U.S. are LGBT immigrants.

March 10 2013 9:00 AM ET

Is It OK to Ask a Trans Friend If They've Had Surgery?

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Is it ever OK to ask a trans friend if they've had any gender reassignment surgery? Advice columnist Steven Petrow lays down the law.

S.C. Lawmaker Comes Out After False, Salacious Blog Post
March 09 2013 10:54 AM ET

S.C. Lawmaker Comes Out After False, Salacious Blog Post

Michelle Garcia

A blog post alleged that a county councilwoman left her husband to be in an adulterous relationship with another woman, but she set the record straight, so to speak.

Colorado Civil Unions Headed to House Floor
March 08 2013 7:06 PM ET

Colorado Civil Unions Headed to House Floor

Sunnivie Brydum

The state House Appropriations Committee today passed Senate Bill 11 in a bipartisan vote of 9-4.

Catholics Support Gay Marriage More than Americans as a Whole
March 08 2013 5:28 PM ET

Majority of American Catholics Support Marriage Equality

Nick Pachelli

A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds the majority of American Catholics support marriage equality.

WATCH: Insurance Will Cover Trans Frat Brother's Top Surgery
March 08 2013 5:12 PM ET

WATCH: Insurance Will Cover Trans Frat Brother's Top Surgery

Sunnivie Brydum

After initially rejecting a request for transition-related surgery, Aetna has reversed its decision and decided to cover transgender student Donnie Collins' breast removal.

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