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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.
WATCH: New Trailer for <i>TransMilitary</i> Documentary
April 01 2014 8:20 AM ET

WATCH: New Trailer for TransMilitary Documentary

Parker Marie Molloy

TransMilitary, a documentary designed to highlight the experiences of trans service members, has released a new trailer, and is set to launch later this year.

Clear as Mud: 7 Times Support Didn't Sound Supportive
April 01 2014 5:00 AM ET

Clear as Mud: 7 Times Support Didn't Sound Supportive

Trudy Ring

For major companies claiming to support their LGBT customers, here's what not to do.

PHOTOS: LGBT Activists Demand Stoning at Antigay Harlem Church
March 31 2014 6:30 PM ET

LGBT Activists Demand Stoning at Antigay Church

Advocate.com Editors

More than 50 protesters turned out in the rain Saturday to call out Pastor James David Manning's hateful message.

Nearly 65K Demand Mozilla CEO Come Out for Marriage Equality
March 31 2014 2:19 PM ET

Nearly 65K Demand Mozilla CEO Come Out for Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

Although the company supports marriage equality, some activists still want to know where Mozilla's new CEO stands on the issue.

2014 Trans 100 Includes CeCe McDonald, Fallon Fox
March 31 2014 1:39 PM ET April 01 2014 1:24 PM ET

2014 Trans 100 Includes CeCe McDonald, Fallon Fox

Daniel Reynolds

Among the annual list of advocates who have made outstanding contributions to the transgender community are activist CeCe McDonald, athlete Fallon Fox, and Advocate.com writer Parker Marie Molloy.

Wonder Woman Stands by 8-Year-Old Tomboy Kicked Out of Christian School
March 31 2014 11:14 AM ET

Wonder Woman Stands by 8-Year-Old Tomboy

Patrick Yacco

Lynda Carter tweeted her support for young Sunnie Kahle after she was removed from her Christian elementary school for 'exhibiting an alternative gender identity.'

Virginia Attorney Files Brief Saying Courts Didn't Have Right to Allow Same-Sex Unions
March 30 2014 11:38 AM ET

Virginia Attorney Files Brief Saying Courts Didn't Have Right to Allow Same-Sex Unions

Diane Anderson-Minshall

In the first brief filed after a Virginia judge ruled the state's same-sex marriage ban, one attorney argues that'll lead to marriages between close relatives.

Not Just a Women's Issue, Hobby Lobby's Antigay Ties
March 30 2014 10:31 AM ET

Not Just a Women's Issue, Hobby Lobby's Antigay Ties

Diane Anderson-Minshall

As Hobby Lobby dukes it out in front of the Supreme Court, Salon and Media Matters show that it's not just birth control at stake here.

Logo, RuPaul's Drag Race Respond to Antitrans Slurs
March 29 2014 5:15 PM ET

Logo, RuPaul's Drag Race Respond to Antitrans Slurs

Parker Marie Molloy

The network and producers behind RuPaul's Drag Race have issued statements responding to harsh criticism lobbed their way after the show featured an episode many trans people found offensive.

PHOTOS: UK's First Same-sex Weddings Began at Midnight
March 29 2014 12:18 PM ET

PHOTOS: UK's First Same-sex Weddings Began at Midnight

Advocate.com Editors

Share the evident joy of these first same-sex couples as they get married shortly after midnight in Islington.

Bryan Fischer Calls 'Modern Family' 'Poison,' Ty Burrell Calls It 'Progress'
March 29 2014 12:16 PM ET

Bryan Fischer Calls 'Modern Family' 'Poison'

Ran Aubrey Frazier

In the past week, both the antigay pundit and the Modern Family actor have remarked on the cultural impact of the ABC show, though each had different terms for the effect.

March 29 2014 6:49 AM ET

First Same-Sex Marriages Take Place in UK Today

Gay couples in England and Wales now have the right to wed, giving them all the same legal benefits as straight unions

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