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.
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."

Obama Nominates Gay Black Man to Federal Judgeship
January 07 2014 5:05 PM ET

Obama Nominates Gay Black Man to Federal Judgeship

If confirmed by the Senate, William Thomas of Florida would be the first out gay black man to be a life-tenured federal judge.

The Internet Loves Gay Geek Nate Silver

The Internet Loves Gay Geek Nate Silver

The stats geek everyone is in love with now has his own Internet meme, a Twitter parody account, and a very popular (and very funny) hashtag devoted to his praises.

Gary Bauer Insists Republicans Would Win If Only They Were More Antigay

WATCH: Gary Bauer Insists GOP Can Win If More Antigay

As Republicans argue about the future of their party, Gary Bauer claims the way to lure minority voters into the fold is by amplifying their antigay policy positions.

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