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.
Blogger Urges Conservatives to Boycott Musicians Who Support LGBT Rights

Blogger Urges Conservatives to Boycott Musicians Who Support LGBT Rights

John Hawkins believes Republicans should withhold their business from any artist who supports liberal causes such as marriage equality.

Bakery Will Do Pagan, Cloning, and Divorce Cakes But Not Gay Weddings

Bakery Will Do Pagan or Divorce Cakes But Not Gay Weddings

Undercover reporters discovered the Oregon business that refused to work with a lesbian couple had no problem making cakes for divorce parties and stem cell research celebrations.

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Local ENDA, Domestic Violence Bills

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Local ENDA, Anti-Violence Bills

Gov. Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla signed into law an employment nondiscrimination act protecting LGBT Puerto Ricans.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Thinks Gay Boy Scouts Are Pedophiles

Rep. Louie Gohmert Thinks Gay Boy Scouts Are Pedophiles

The rabidly antigay congressman told fellow homophobes Tony Perkins and Texas governor Rick Perry that 17-year-old gay Boy Scouts are simply lying in wait to pounce on younger scouts.

WATCH: Michele Bachmann Isn't Seeking Reelection

Why We Hope Michele Bachmann Stays in Retirement

The four-term congresswoman from Minnesota announced Tuesday that she will not seek a fifth term.

Bryan Fischer: Gays and Mormons in Polygamy Plot

Bryan Fischer: Gays and Mormons in Polygamy Plot

American Family Association pundit Bryan Fischer hypothesizes the alliance between LGBT activists and the Mormon Church.

Plan To Move ENDA Forward this July

Plan To Move ENDA Forward this July

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley's bill may get a markup this July.

Trans Student Starts Nonprofit to Fund Surgeries

TUFF (Trans United Family and Friends) is a budding organization started by Jacob Rostovsky that promotes trans tolerance and support.

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