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.
Rusted Steele

Rusted Steele

New GOP chairman Michael Steele was supposed to be a breath of fresh air, especially on gay issues. Instead, he's been a disappointment.

LGBT Leaders Attend White House Health Summit

LGBT Leaders Attend White House Health Summit

LGBT leaders were among 150 people invited to the White House for a health care forum in which the Obama administration launched an effort to reform the nation's health care system.

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Gay power in the age of Obama: Will this president -- and his appointees -- make equal rights part of this nation's recovery?

Bill Moyers, Gay-Baiter

Bill Moyers, Gay-Baiter

Before he became the self-righteous scold of the liberal television commentariat, Moyers served as a special assistant to Lyndon Johnson, during which time he ordered investigations to expose gays.

LGBT Groups Face Uncertain Financial Times

LGBT Groups Face Uncertain Financial Times

About 35 LGBT leaders met in Washington, D.C., to discuss how they can conserve resources and still advance the movement during an economic downturn.

Same-Sex Marriage in New York -- 2009 or 2010?

Same-Sex Marriage in N.Y. -- 2009 or 2010?

New York senate majority leader Malcolm Smith says marriage legislation still doesn't have enough votes in the chamber to pass.

LGBT Immigration Bill Reintroduced to a More Receptive Congress

LGBT Immigration Bill Reintroduced to a More Receptive Congress 

The Uniting American Families Act was reintroduced in both chambers of Congress Thursday -- chief sponsor Rep. Jerrold Nadler promised the first real push to pass the legislation since he first introduced it in 2000.

When Walter Schubert Met Barack Obama

When Walter Schubert Met Barack Obama

Walter Schubert, founder of the Gay Financial Network and chairman of the board of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, gets an audience with President Obama to talk all things stimulus.

Tyler and Olson to Repeat Vows

Robin Tyler and Diane Olson will celebrate Freedom to Marry Day in Beverly Hills Friday by repeating their vows on the courthouse steps.

LGBT Leaders Weigh Obama's Faith-Based Initiative

LGBT Leaders Weigh Obama's Faith-Based Initiative

LGBT activists are riled up over Obama's White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, saying the program lacks anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people.

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