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.
Susan Rice on International Human Rights Day

Susan Rice Calls Out Worldwide Antigay Discrimination

Susan Rice, the U.S.

Lesbian Past of Candidates Wife Rocks NYC Mayoral Race

Lesbian Past of Candidate’s Wife Rocks Mayor's Race

The New York Post sparked outrage with a cartoon following revelations about the wife of Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio.

Charlie Crist Comes Out as a Democrat

Charlie Crist Comes Out as a Democrat

The former governor of Florida makes it official.

LGBT Millionaires Warn John Boehner About Effect of Fiscal Cliff

LGBT Millionaires Warn John Boehner About 'Fiscal Cliff'

A group of wealthy gays and lesbians, including Suze Orman and Tim Gill, sent a letter Thursday to Speaker John Boehner warning against falling from the so-called "fiscal cliff."

Alec Baldwin Calls Christine Quinn 'Untrustworthy'

Senator Jim DeMint to Step Down

Sen. Jim DeMint to Step Down

The junior senator from South Carolina, who said gay people should not be allowed to teach, will take over as president of the Heritage Foundation.

A Gay Cabinet Secretary?

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