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.
Inauguration 2013: A Ceremony and a Celebration in Pictures

Inauguration 2013: A Ceremony and a Celebration

The first president of the United States to support marriage equality takes the oath for his second term.

WATCH: Advocate Editor Hoping for More LGBT Progress in Second Obama Term

WATCH: Advocate Editor Hoping for More LGBT Progress in Second Obama Term

Advocate editor in chief Matthew Breen and National Center for Transgender Equality executive director Mara Keisling discuss their hopes for the second term with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry.

Report: Gaga Heads to White House

Report: Gaga Heads to White House

Lady Gaga will reportedly perform for a private post-inauguration ball at the White House.

Airman Discharged Under DADT to be Honored at Inauguration

Airman Discharged Under DADT to be Honored at Inauguration

David Hall, an Airman and ROTC cadet who was discharged under "don't ask, don't tell" will be honored by the president's inauguration committee.

Antigay Leaders Fear Obama's After Their Guns

Antigay Leaders Fear Obama's After Their Guns

A leader of the American Family Association distorts an executive order to stoke fear that the Obama administration will decide anti-LGBT activists are 'too dangerous to get guns.'

Man Discharged Under DADT Named Co-Chair of Obama's Inaugural Committee

Man Discharged Under DADT Gets Inaugural Role

David Hall, a gay man who has spent years fighting for full LGBT military equality, was named National Citizen Co-Chair by Obama's inaugural committee.

California Rep. Proposes 'Aaron's Law' to Amend Internet Abuse Legislation

California Rep. Proposes 'Aaron's Law' to Amend Internet Abuse Legislation

Rep. Zoe Lofgren took to the information-sharing site cofounded by late Internet activist Aaron Swartz to announce legislation that would reform the laws used by the federal government to harshly prosecute Swartz.

Pinellas County, Fla. Approves Domestic Partnerships

Gay and straight couples will be allowed to register in Pinellas County, Fla., after commissioners passed the ordinance with a 6-1 vote.

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