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.
California Congresswoman Takes On Ex-Gay Therapy

California Congresswoman Takes On 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Rep. Jackie Speier introduced the Stop Harming Our Kids (SHOK) resolution Wednesday.

What Should Obama Do Next for Gay Rights?

Naked AIDS Activists Protest at Boehner Office

Naked AIDS Activists Protest at Boehner's Office

The activists, with slogans painted on their bodies, were objecting to proposed cuts to AIDS programs.

Uganda Antigay Bill Advances

Uganda's Antigay Bill Advances

A parliamentary committee approved the legislation Friday, and it is likely to come to a vote by the full body by mid-December.

Eight LGBT Native Americans You Should Know

Eight LGBT Native Americans You Should Know

Native American Heritage Month is a great time to remember we are everywhere.

California Gov Appoints Two New LGBT Judges

California Gov. Appoints Two New LGBT Judges

Gov. Jerry Brown made several historic appointments to the state's courts.

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