In a 463-0 vote, Russia's State Duma approved a measure that would ban LGBT events or public discussion and prohibit individuals from providing information to minors about the LGBT community.
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.
June 08 2013 12:55 PM ET
Rep. Steve Israel called the practice a 'longtime injustice that needs to be righted.'
June 07 2013 9:33 AM ET
Being a binational same-sex couple has affected this investigative journalist's life in more ways than one—starting with a move to Brazil
June 06 2013 2:00 PM ET
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