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.
Nevada Gov Primed to Sign Trans-Inclusive Hate Crime Bill

Nevada Gov Primed to Sign Trans-Inclusive Hate Crime Bill

The Nevada assembly passed legislation Tuesday to address hate crimes against transgender people.

Hot Snaps Of Govs Signing Off On Gay Marriage

There's nothing like a marriage equality money shot.

WATCH: United Nations Poses a Riddle to End Homophobia

WATCH: United Nations Poses a Riddle to End Homophobia

The U.N.'s Office of Human Rights has a message for LGBT people around the world.

Graham, McCain, Rubio Oppose Immigration Equality Measure

Graham, McCain, Rubio Decry Inclusive Immigration Bill

Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is the latest Republican senator to voice his apprehension to adding LGBT measures to the immigration overhaul bill.

NOM Wants IRS Probed for Released Donor Information

NOM Wants IRS Probed for Released Donor Information

Leaders behind the antigay National Organization for Marriage say they believe IRS employees released their donor information to the press.

Linda Harvey Claims LGBT News Sites Make Kids Gay

Linda Harvey Claims LGBT News Sites Can Turn Children Gay

The conservative radio show host warns that children "will experience sexual feelings and mistake these for the pervasive fiction of some inborn gay identity" simply from visiting websites covering LGBT news and issues.

WATCH: Jose Antonio Vargas Blasts Immigration Study
May 10 2013 7:16 PM ET

WATCH: Jose Antonio Vargas Blasts Immigration Study

Talking to Rachel Maddow, the gay immigrant journalist voiced his objections to a controversial Heritage Foundation report.

WATCH: Philly Mayor Signs Expansive LGBT Rights Law

WATCH:Philly Mayor Signs Expansive LGBT Rights Law

The city extends additional brotherly (and sisterly) love to LGBT residents.

Hate Group Leader Refuses to Answer Question About His Sexuality

Are You Attracted to Men? Hate Group Leader Won't Answer

When radio host Alan Colmes asked American Family Association leader Bryan Fischer if he’d ever had a gay impulse, he repeatedly dodged the question.

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