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: A Trans Girl's Inspiring 'Letter to the World'
July 31 2014 7:37 PM ET

WATCH: A Trans Girl's Inspiring 'Letter to the World'

Mitch Kellaway

Teen activist Jazz has a message for other youth about the pride, confidence, and strength that accompanies being transgender.

WATCH: Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing 15-Year-Old Trans Girl
July 31 2014 7:15 PM ET

WATCH: Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Trans Teen

Parker Marie Molloy

After a 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed in the back on D.C. public transit, police have a suspect in custody, and plan to file hate crime charges.

Skating Legend Tony Hawk Supports Marriage Equality
July 31 2014 4:51 PM ET

Skating Legend Tony Hawk Supports Marriage Equality

Annie Hollenbeck

One of the best known skateboarders in the sport's history has teamed up with the Human Rights Campaign to stump for marriage.

California Assembly Speaker Becomes First Gay Governor For A Few Hours
July 31 2014 4:19 PM ET

Calif. Assembly Speaker Is First Gay Governor (For A Few Hours)

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Three political absences made out California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins acting governor for a day.

Janet Mock On OK Cupid, And Changing Your Race On 'Take Part Live'
July 31 2014 12:04 PM ET

WATCH: Janet Mock On OKCupid's Human Experiments

Rebecca Juro

Janet Mock shines as a voice of reason while in the host seat on Pivot's Take Part Live this week.

WATCH: Australian Model Ruby Rose Comes Out as Gender Fluid
July 31 2014 6:30 AM ET

WATCH: Aussie Model Ruby Rose Breaks Free of Gender Binary

Mitch Kellaway

DJ and model Ruby Rose recently opened up about her fluid gender identity after releasing a moving, semi-autobiographical film, 'Break Free.'

Larry King Is Confused By Anna Paquin's 'Non-Practicing' Bisexuality
July 31 2014 5:27 AM ET

Larry King Is Confused By Anna Paquin's 'Non-Practicing' Bisexuality

Eliel Cruz

In a recent interview, the True Blood star talked fangs, blood, and her sexuality.

TBT: Famous Moments On the Wrong Side of History
July 31 2014 4:00 AM ET

#TBT: Famous Moments On the Wrong Side of History

Christopher Harrity

One day we will laugh at the freak out over marriage equality. After all, the zipper frightened people to death at one time, too. Here are some historic lows of paranoid impediments to progress.

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