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.
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

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.

Fla. Police Arrest Man Suspected of Burning Trans Woman to Death
July 30 2014 7:34 PM ET

Fla. Police Arrest Man Suspected of Burning Trans Woman to Death

Parker Marie Molloy

A Florida man is in custody for the murder of a transgender woman who was found burned to death last month.

Colo. Supreme Court Stops Boulder Same-Sex Marriages
July 30 2014 7:29 PM ET

Colo. Supreme Court Puts a Stop to Boulder Same-Sex Marriages

Sunnivie Brydum

The Colorado county issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the state Supreme Court granted the attorney general's request and ordered a Boulder County Clerk to stop.

Texas AG Is Latest to Claim Antigay Marriage Laws Protect Children
July 30 2014 3:46 PM ET

Texas AG Is Latest to Claim Antigay Marriage Laws Protect Children

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court ruling that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional.

BREAKING: HRC Takes on MichFest
July 30 2014 1:36 PM ET

HRC Takes on MichFest

Parker Marie Molloy

The Human Rights Campaign has weighed in on the trans-exclusionary 'womyn born womyn' intention of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, and festival organizers may not like what the national group has to say.

Op-ed: Confessions of a Former Ted Nugent Fan
July 30 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Confessions of a Former Ted Nugent Fan

Rebecca Juro

Like many former Ted Nugent fans, one woman has had to choose a side.

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