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.
Arkansas Gov.: No Need for LGBT Protections

Arkansas Gov.: No Need for LGBT Protections

Asa Hutchinson thinks the revised 'religious freedom' bill is enough to protect gay and transgender people.

Op-ed: Gay Chicago Was Instrumental to Rahm's Win

Op-ed: Gay Chicago Was Instrumental to Rahm's Win

Rahm Emanuel will lead the Second City for another four years, but both he and his opponent knew they needed LGBT voters to win.

14 Times Miley Cyrus Had Our Backs

14 Times Miley Cyrus Had Our Backs

Pop music's most fun-loving rebel girl is serious about LGBT rights.

Op-ed: How to Get By When Your Community Betrays You

Op-ed: How to Get By When Your Neighbors Betray You

When your neighbors snatch your rights away it takes an emotional toll, but this writer refuses to be defeated.

White House: 'We Share Your Concern' About Conversion Therapy

Obama Responds to Calls for 'Leelah's Law'

The Obama administration came out today in support of efforts to ban the dangerous, discredited practice known as conversion therapy.

WATCH: 6 Things We Learned from the New Memories Pizza Interview

6 Things We Learned from the Memories Pizza Interview

Kevin and Crystal O'Connor aren't sorry for saying they would not cater a same-sex wedding. And the nearly $1 million raised on their behalf 'is fantastic' too.

WATCH: Seth Meyers Won't Be 'Saving the Pizza' Anytime Soon

WATCH: Seth Meyers Won't Be 'Saving the Pizza' Anytime Soon

Last night's episode of Late Night shows that Seth Meyers probably isn't a fan of pizza, or antigay businesses.

The White House's Executive Office Now Has Gender-Neutral Bathroom

White House Offices Now Have Gender-Neutral Bathroom

A change at the Obama administration's executive offices has trans rights advocates cheering.

'American Idol' Alum Apologizes for Perceived Antigay Tweets

American Idol Alum Apologizes for Perceived Antigay Tweets

David Archuleta lands in hot water over the phrase 'between a man and woman.'

LGBT Protections Rescinded in Springfield, Mo.

LGBT Protections Rescinded in Springfield, Mo.

Missouri's third-largest city takes a big step backward.

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