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.
Will 'Gang of Eight' Democrats Fight for Gay Couples in Immigration Reform?
May 01 2013 4:55 PM ET

Will 'Gang of Eight' Democrats Fight for Gay Couples?

Whether immigration reform is inclusive of same-sex couples could rest on two Democrats from the Gang of Eight.

Paul Ryan Now Supports Adoption for Gay Couples

Paul Ryan Now Supports Adoption for Gay Couples

Rep. Paul Ryan, at a town hall meeting Monday, said he would not vote against gay couples' right to adopt children.

Idaho GOP Leader Supports Gay Rights Bill, Gets Censured by Party

Idaho GOP Leader Backs Gay Rights, Is Censured By Party

The Republican was censured by his party by a 7-6 vote.

Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Supports Bradley Manning

Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Supports Bradley Manning

Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the documents that became known as "The Pentagon Papers" in 1971, will speak at a San Francisco rally in support of WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning.

GOProud Leaders Step Down to Let Someone Else 'Shake Things Up'

GOProud Leaders Stepping Down

Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron will step down from the conservative gay group they founded four years ago.

Dubya Fears Gay Marriage Queries

Former President George W. Bush still hasn't grown a pair.

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