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.
Op-ed: We Must Stop the Legislative War on Transgender People

Op-ed: We Must Stop the Legislative War on Trans People

The leaders of HRC and NCTE warn that the wave of proposed transgender bias bills, more than 100, is insidious.

Eric Holder: The Exit Interview

Eric Holder: The Exit Interview

Loretta Lynch is finally confirmed by the Senate as Eric Holder's replacement. The Advocate spoke with the outgoing attorney general on marriage equality, the progressive agenda, and the future of civil rights.

Gay Hoteliers in New York Play Host to Ted Cruz

Owners of Out NYC hotel hosted a dinner for the vocally anti-equality presidential candidate

Op-ed: How Many Kids Must Die Before Youth 'Treatment' Programs Are Regulated?

Op-ed: How Many Kids Must Die in 'Treatment' Programs?

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's CEO explains why 'treatment' programs to 'cure' people of their homosexuality are extremely dangerous for LGBT youth.

STUDY: LGBT People of Color at Risk of Lifelong Poverty

STUDY: LGBT People of Color at Risk of Lifelong Poverty

A new report details the discrimination faced by LGBT people of color, its effects, and the solutions.

Nevada Lawmakers Won't Gamble on Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill'

Nevada Lawmakers Won't Gamble on Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill'

Five Republicans crossed party lines to vote down specific requirements for restroom use.

Activist Hijacks Domain Names of Antigay Indiana Politicians

Activist Hijacks Domain Names of Antigay Indiana Politicians

The domain names will redirect to HRC until the politicians support LGBT equality in Indiana.

Makeup-Wearing Teen Scorned by DMV Will Get an Apology

Photo Finish for SC Trans Teen

South Carolina trans girl wins legal victory against South Carolina's Department of Motor Vehicles, which will change its policies.

Listen to Marco Rubio Triangulate on LGBT Equality

Listen to Marco Rubio Triangulate on Equality

Rubio doesn't like equality for gays and lesbians — he's just having trouble articulating how much.

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