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.
Uganda Antigay Bill Advances

Uganda's Antigay Bill Advances

A parliamentary committee approved the legislation Friday, and it is likely to come to a vote by the full body by mid-December.

Eight LGBT Native Americans You Should Know

Eight LGBT Native Americans You Should Know

Native American Heritage Month is a great time to remember we are everywhere.

California Gov Appoints Two New LGBT Judges

California Gov. Appoints Two New LGBT Judges

Gov. Jerry Brown made several historic appointments to the state's courts.

Dan Savage Explains the Origins of Porno Pete

Dan Savage Explains the Origins of Porno Pete

Dan Savage takes "Porno" Pete LaBarbera down a notch.

Winning the Hearts and Minds of Even Our Most Ardent Opponents

Op-ed: Next Our Most Ardent Opponents Must Change

We've swayed the movable middle. Now it's time to change the way the right wing thinks about us.

Gay Man Apparently Kills Himself Over Election and Failing Business

Gay Man Apparently Kills Himself, Over Election, Failing Business

A man in Key West, Fla., who died last week, apparently by suicide, had earlier told his partner, "If Barack wins, I'm not going to be around."

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