Politics

In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn 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.

The Minnesota representative has rejected a request from Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who is gay, to include language that supports LGBT parents in an adoption resolution.

November 22 2013 2:40 PM

Mayor Annise Parker says this is the constitutional and right thing to do; meanwhile, Houston's county takes steps to protect LGBT prisoners.

November 21 2013 8:05 PM

Mary Cheney isn't keeping quiet about her disappointment with her sister's opposition to marriage equality.

November 21 2013 12:33 PM

The gay pioneers were among 16 honorees awarded the highest civilian honor at the White House Wednesday.

November 21 2013 11:17 AM

The antigay American evangelical claims that Russia's violent crackdown on LGBT people is actually 'gay-on-gay' violence.

November 20 2013 4:33 PM
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