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.
5 Global LGBT Rights News Stories to Watch in 2015

5 Global LGBT-rights Stories to Watch in 2015

The Advocate asked Human Rights First advocacy counsel Shawn Gaylord to compile a list of five of the most significant developing stories regarding LGBT rights, equality and threats to our community worldwide.

People to Watch in 2015

People to Watch in 2015

Actors, writers, activists, comedians and more make of the list of people to watch in the new year.

Barbara Smith: Soul on Hold

Barbara Smith: Soul on Hold

This 1985 essay by Barbara Smith, a scholar-activist who made contributions to social justice movements in civil rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and black feminism, recalls early moments of intersectionality between African-American and LGBT rights movements, yet resonates today in the wake of Ferguson.

Gay Man to Lead California’s Largest Civil Rights Agency

Gay Man to Lead California’s Largest Civil Rights Agency

After a storied career fighting illegal retaliation against low-wage workers and cases involving human trafficking, Kevin Kish is tapped to lead an agency beset by allegations.

Op-ed: Missing the Point in Ferguson

Op-ed: Missing the Point in Ferguson

We must seek to understand the ways in which oppression is a shared burden that ignores racial and orientation boundaries.

Brother to Brother: An Interview Between Bayard Rustin and Joseph Beam

An Interview Between Bayard Rustin and Joseph Beam

Read this exclusive 1986 interview between Bayard Rustin and Joseph Beam about gay rights, which is now available in the republished book Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin.

2014 Phobie Awards: The Worst People of the Year

2014 Phobie Awards: The Worst People of the Year

The Advocate has as a long tradition of pausing at the end of each year to reflect on who among our coverage wins for the most homophobic, transphobic, and downright reprehensible.

The Year In Hashtags

The Year In Hashtags

Or, the three words that defined 2014, according to our entirely unscientific research.

Op-ed: 2015 Is for Bigger and Bolder Action for LGBT Equality

Op-ed: 2015 Is for Bigger and Bolder Action for LGBT Equality

It's time to kick things up a notch.

R.I. Firefighters Lose Suit Over Pride Parade Assignment

R.I. Firefighters Lose Suit Over Pride Parade Assignment

The firefighters objected to the parade assignment on religious grounds, but the state Supreme Court said they were required simply to perform a duty, not endorse the parade.

Syndicate content

AddThis

Quantcast