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.
HRC Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

'Chris is ready to fight for the city New Yorkers deserve,' HRC president Chad Griffin says of the out lesbian City Council speaker.

Ed Koch Dead at 88

Ed Koch Dead at 88

The former New York mayor, who dodged rumors about his sexuality, died of congestive heart failure Friday.

Obama's Immigration Plan Includes LGBT Families

Obama's Immigration Plan Includes LGBT Families

President Obama unveiled his plan to overhaul the country's immigration procedures, including the establishment of rights for same-sex binational couples.

Tenn.'s 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Back and It Could Out Students to Their Parents

Tenn.'s 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Returns, Could Out Students to Parents

Tennessee state senator Stacey Campfield tries again to get his "Don't Say Gay" bill passed into law.

Longtime Senior HRC Staffer is Out

John Kerry Confirmed to Secretary of State Post

Komen Founder Raising Money for Gay Rights With Son

Komen Founder Raising Money for Gay Rights With Son

Bouncing back from her foundation's PR troubles last year over severing its ties with Planned Parenthood, the founder of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer research foundation is raising money for gay rights with her out son.

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