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: CNN’s Don Lemon Dances With Robot

WATCH: CNN’s Don Lemon Dances With Robot

The out anchor gave it his best, but he couldn't quite match the moves of the robot, which may be on its way to becoming a common household item.

HRC Releases 'Christian Conversation' Guide

HRC Releases 'Christian Conversation' Guide

The Human Rights Campaign has released 'A Christian Conversation Guide: Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces for People Who are LGBT.'

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Marriage Ban
January 23 2015 7:56 PM ET

BREAKING: Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Marriage Ban

The decision was not accompanied by a stay, which means same-sex couples could start marrying as soon as county clerks' offices open.

I'll Take 'Marriage Equality' for $800, Alex

I'll Take 'Marriage Equality' for $800, Alex

A clue about civil unions versus marriage on a Jeopardy! episode this week appears to indicate support for the latter.

Four Anti-LGBT Bills Aim to Roll Back Progress in Oklahoma

Four Anti-LGBT Bills Aim to Roll Back Progress in Oklahoma

Representatives Sally Kern and Todd Russ have filed legislation specifically aimed at undermining the rights of Oklahoma's LGBT citizens.

WATCH: Obama Hopes Supreme Court Makes 'Right Decision' on Marriage Equality

WATCH: Obama Hopes SCOTUS 'Comes to the Right Decision'

In a series of interviews with popular YouTube stars, the president expressed cautious optimism about the future of marriage equality nationwide.

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Admits Error on 'No-Go Zones'

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Admits Error on 'No-Go Zones'

After making fun of Fox News for credulous reporting on the mythical Sharia-ruled zones, Cooper and CNN acknowledged they'd done the same thing.

Nashville Christian School Rejects Two-Dad Family

Nashville Christian School Rejects Two-Dad Family

The school quoted policy saying homosexuality is an example of 'lifestyle conduct' it does not accept.

WATCH: Allyson Robinson Slams Pentagon's Lack of Leadership on Trans Military Ban

Ending the Trans Military Ban: 'Let's Just Get This Done'

The former Army captain and West Point graduate has a message for outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: End the military's ban on open service by transgender Americans.

WATCH: Woman Comes Out to Coworkers in Emotional TED Talk

WATCH: Woman Comes Out to Coworkers in TED Talk

Morgana Bailey was closeted for 16 years, until she read an article in The Advocate that opened her eyes to the cost of her silence.

Trans Woman Killed in Virginia; Media Again Misgenders Her
January 26 2015 3:24 PM ET

Media Misgenders Trans Woman Killed in Norfolk, Va.

Lamia Beard died at a hospital after being shot in the early morning hours last Saturday, and local media outlets are failing to report accurately on the trans woman's death.

Meet the Trans Woman Named Pennsylvania's Next Physician General

Meet the Trans Woman Named Pennsylvania's Next Physician General

With nearly three decades of medical experience, Dr. Rachel Levine is ready to become her state's next top doctor.

What LGBT Policy Challenges Are on Deck for 2015?

What LGBT Policy Challenges Are on Deck for 2015?

President Obama gave his annual overview of items Washington should be dealing with this year, but what are the big issues for LGBT Americans?

AddThis

Quantcast