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.
Moscow Court Upholds Ban on Gay Pride for Next Century

Moscow Court Upholds Ban on Gay Pride for Next Century

A Moscow court has upheld a municipal district ruling outlawing LGBT pride marches until 2112.

Jacksonville Fails Its LGBT Citizens By Rejecting Work Protections

Jacksonville Fails Its LGBT Citizens, Rejects Work Protections

The City Council of Jacksonville, Fla. on Wednesday rejected an ordinance that would have protected people from being fired for being gay or transgender.

Colorado Group Targets Republican Speaker Who Killed Civil Unions

Fight Back Colorado Says 'Farewell, Frank' to GOP House Speaker McNulty

Fight Back Colorado, the super PAC aimed at removing lawmakers who voted against civil unions legislation, wants the public to decide the future employment of Speaker Frank McNulty.

Hackers Attack Ugandan Government Websites to Protest Homophobia

Hackers Attack Ugandan Government Websites in Protest

Hackers Attack Ugandan Government Websites in Protest

Larry Craig, Mark Foley Inspire New Play

Obama Opposes Boy Scouts Gay Ban

Obama Opposes Boy Scouts' Gay Ban

President Barack Obama joined rival Mitt Romney on Wednesday in vocally opposing the Boy Scouts of America's recently reaffirmed ban on gay scouts and LGBT troop leaders.

UN Condemns Liberian Antigay Bill

UN Condemns Liberian Antigay Bill

The United Nations last week condemned a proposed law in Liberia that would further criminalize gay and lesbian people.

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