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.
Putin Wants to Stop Foreign Gay Couples From Adopting Russian Children

Putin Wants to Stop Foreign Gay Couples From Adopting Russian Children

President Putin believes Russian children are better off in orphanages than homes with same-sex parents.

Southern Baptist Convention Leader Blames Gays For North Korea War Threat Against US

Top Southern Baptist Blames Gays For N. Korea's War Threat

During a recent radio interview, Fred Luter claimed Kim Jong-un’s threats to attack America were the result of debates on marriage equality and gays in the Boy Scouts.

Really? Jim McGreevey Is a Recovering Politician?

Really? Jim McGreevey Is a Recovering Politician?

An HBO documentary examines the former governor's renewed passion for religion and for helping female prisoners get a second chance.

Dan Choi Fined $100 For 2010 White House DADT Protest

Dan Choi Convicted, Fined $100 For 2010 White House DADT Protest

The former Army Leiutenant was convicted of failing to obey a lawful order, and ordered to pay a $100 fine.

Final Design for NYC AIDS Memorial Unveiled

Final Design for NYC AIDS Memorial Unveiled

The organization seeking to create the memorial revealed the latest renderings and launched its capital campaign

WATCH: Russian LGBT Activist Attacked as City Cracks Down on Pride March

WATCH: Russian LGBT Activist Attacked as City Cracks Down on Pride March

Artem Kalinin, an LGBT leader in Syktyvkar, is beaten on the same day the city announces restrictions on a pride event.

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