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.
More Events Cancel Over Gay Hotel Owner's Ted Cruz Dinner Party

More Events Cancel After Hotel Owner's Ted Cruz Dinner

Now parting ways is New York City Gay Men's Chorus, joining Broadway Bares and potentially more.

Meet Justice Scalia's Mini Me

Scalia's Marriage Equality Protégé

Ohio Judge Jeffrey Sutton's solitary stance on marriage equality offers insight into how conservatives will make their case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Indiana Brewery Brings in Big Freedia to Support LGBT Rights

Indiana Brewery Brings in Big Freedia to Support LGBT Rights

Nick Floyd, owner of Three Floyds Brewery, says, 'We're fighting back.'

One Day After Ted Cruz's Gay Dinner, He Amps Up Antigay Ideas
April 24 2015 5:10 PM ET

One Day After Ted Cruz's Gay Dinner, He Amps Up Antigay Ideas

Cruz's antigay rhetoric is nowhere to be found while visiting with wealthy gays — who he's now using to burnish his resume as a "big tent Republican."

Op-ed: Five Years After SB 1070, Still Undocumented and Queer

Op-ed: 5 Years After SB 1070, Still Undocumented and Queer

Arizona's infamous anti-immigrant law was signed into law on April 23, 2010 and ought to be a warning about legalized discrimination.

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.

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