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.
Obama Announces Two More Gay Ambassadorial Nominees

Obama Announces Two More Gay Ambassadorial Nominees

John Berry is the choice for ambassador to Australia, and Wally Brewster for the Dominican Republic.

FBI Director Nominee a Pro-Gay Republican

FBI Director Nominee a Pro-Gay Republican

Jim Comey joined other well-known Republicans in a legal brief supporting marriage equality.

Republican Wants Right to Fire LGBT Employees Who 'Work in a Tutu'

This Man Wants to Fire LGBT Employees Who 'Work in a Tutu'

As support for ENDA makes progress in the Senate, some Republicans try explaining their opposition.

Dallas Councilwoman Objects to "Homosexual Conduct" in HIV Testing Billboard

Dallas Councilwoman Objects to Gay HIV Billboard

A Dallas City Council member has raised concerns that an HIV testing billboard may be promoting tolerance of gay African-American men.

Senate: ENDA Gains 51st Cosponsor

Senate: ENDA Gains 51st Cosponsor

ENDA now has more cosponsors than 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal legislation had in 2010.

WATCH: For Father's Day, This 10-Year-Old Wants Job Security for Her Gay Dads

WATCH: 10-Year-Old Explains Why Her Dads Need ENDA

The Scarbrough family from Florida gets personal about what employment nondiscrimination protections could mean for them.

Poland's Only Gay Parliamentarian Attacked After Pride

Poland's Only Gay Parliamentarian Attacked After Pride

Robert Biedron says a man insulted him and his friends outside a cafe in Warsaw before punching his friend and kicking the lawmaker in the stomach.

The History of Prop 8

The History of Prop 8

As we await the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions regarding marriage equality, AFER has produced a video chronicling the case of Prop 8.

Obama Nominates Two More Openly Gay Ambassadors

Obama Nominates Two More Openly Gay Ambassadors

The White House nominated James Costos as U.S. ambassador to Spain, and Rufus Gifford as U.S. ambassador to Denmark.

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