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.
WATCH: Chris Christie Isn't a Bully, Still Doesn't Believe in Marriage Equality

WATCH: Chris Christie Says He Isn't a Bully

The New Jersey governor sat down with CBS for a wide-ranging interview ahead of an expected 2016 presidential bid.

Poll: Youth Support for Marriage Equality, Abortion Rights Offer Republican Stumbling Block

Poll: Youth Support for Marriage Equality, Abortion Rights Offer Republican Stumbling Block

A new poll from Bloomberg confirms the ongoing trend that people under 30 overwhelmingly support marriage equality, while a majority of Republicans oppose it.

Russian Pol Calls Actor Stephen Fry a 'Bringer of Evil'

Russian Pol Calls Actor Stephen Fry a 'Bringer of Evil'

Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov called the British actor an agent of evil for his outspoken LGBT activism.

Va. Gov. Hopeful Warns Ken Cuccinelli: There Are Consequences to Antigay Agenda

What Consequences to Ken Cuccinelli's Antigay Agenda?

Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe took his Republican opponent to task over Cuccinelli's antigay, antiwomen agenda at a gubernatorial debate Wednesday.

IOC 'Completely Satisfied' With Russia's Anti-LGBT Laws

IOC 'Completely Satisfied' With Russia's Anti-LGBT Laws

The International Olympic Committee said it doesn't have the authority to interfere with the laws of the nation hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Barilla to Gays: Eat Someone Else's Pasta
November 27 2013 3:15 PM ET

Barilla to Gays: Eat Someone Else's Pasta

The world's largest pasta producer only supports what it calls 'traditional families.'

Antigay Pol Claims His Antigay Comments Were Taken 'Out of Context'

Antigay Pol Claims His Antigay Comments Were Taken 'Out of Context'

But that's not the case, really.

WATCH: Russian Pol Says Gays Rape Children, Fake Hate Crimes

WATCH: Russian Pol Says Gays Rape Kids, Fake Hate Crimes

Parliament member Vitaly Milonov made numerous inflammatory statements to a French journalist who encountered him at St. Petersburg's Queer Fest.

Marco Rubio Blocks Gay Black Judge's Nomination to Federal Judiciary

Marco Rubio Blocks Gay Judge's Nomination

The Florida senator says he's concerned about a couple of Judge William Thomas's rulings, but some accuse Rubio of playing politics.

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