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.
Portugal Approves Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Spouses

Portugal Approves Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Spouses

The measure allows one spouse to adopt the other's adopted or biological children.

Boy George Says David Cameron Screwed Up

Harry Reid Cites Lesbian Niece in New Call for ENDA

Harry Reid Cites Lesbian Niece in New Call for ENDA

The majority leader told reporters that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has "a chance" of getting a vote in the Senate this year.

Transphobic, Antigay Bills Creep Into Texas Senate

Transphobic, Antigay Bills Creep Into Texas Senate

At the end of the legislative session, Republican lawmakers in Texas are trying to quietly pass bills that activists say are transphobic and antigay.

Nevada Gov Primed to Sign Trans-Inclusive Hate Crime Bill

Nevada Gov Primed to Sign Trans-Inclusive Hate Crime Bill

The Nevada assembly passed legislation Tuesday to address hate crimes against transgender people.

Hot Snaps Of Govs Signing Off On Gay Marriage

There's nothing like a marriage equality money shot.

WATCH: United Nations Poses a Riddle to End Homophobia

WATCH: United Nations Poses a Riddle to End Homophobia

The U.N.'s Office of Human Rights has a message for LGBT people around the world.

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