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.
U.S. Olympic Official: Athletes Must Comply With Russian Law

U.S. Olympic Official: Athletes Must Comply With Russian Law

Exactly what that means regarding the so-called gay propaganda law, though, remains to be seen.

ACT UP Protests Lack Of Access to PEP, PrEP

City says it's planning an education campaign

Gay Russian Activist Questioned for Twitter 'Insults'

Gay Russian Activist Questioned for Twitter 'Insults'

Nikolai Alexeyev responded to a government investigation charging that he insulted two Russian lawmakers on Twitter over their support of Russia's anti-LGBT laws.

WATCH: Harvey Fierstein, Dan Savage Equate Russia to 1933 Nazi Germany

WATCH: Fierstein, Savage Equate Russia to 1933 Nazi Germany

The out authors and activists railed against Russia's anti-LGBT laws on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes.

Fired Gay Russian Anchor Says Don't Boycott Sochi Olympics

Fired Gay Russian Anchor Says Don't Boycott Olympics

"If you want to boycott Olympic games in Russia… you want to boycott me," said Anton Krasovsky.

Anti-Gay Attack In NYC's Chelsea Nabe

New York City police are investigating an apparent hate crime outside a cinema in Chelsea

Prop. 8 Proponents Fail to Halt Marriage — Again

Prop. 8 Proponents Fail to Halt Marriage — Again

One more attempt to stop gay and lesbians from marrying in California.

U.S. Senator Urges Countries to Hold Rainbow Flags at Sochi Olympics

U.S. Senator Urges Countries to Hold Rainbow Flags at Sochi Olympics, Calls Putin 'Bully'

Sen. Chuck Schumer believes the Sochi Games provide an excellent opportunity for countries to show support of LGBT people.

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