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.
New York Celebrates Marriage Equality Anniversary

NYC Pride: One Year After Marriage Equality

Sunday marked the first anniversary of the passage of the marriage equality law in New York. Pride marchers celebrated with a party, by reflecting on the year’s achievements, and by setting a to-do list.

Pride Attendees Attacked By Crowd

Pride Attendees Attacked By Crowd

Gay Activists Flipping Bird at White House Flips Off Americans

Gay Activists Flipping Bird at White House Flips Off Americans

Yesterday Philadelphia magazine published photos of three Pennsylva

GOProuds Romney Endorsement Had Only Two Gay Backers

GOProud's Romney Endorsement Had Only Two Gay Backers

When GOProud, the conservative LGBT group, backed Mitt Romney, few LGBT board members supported the decision.

Christine Quinn on the Rise

Gay Conservative Leader Defends Romney Endorsement

Gay Conservative Leader Defends Romney Endorsement

GOProud cofounder Jimmy LaSalvia defended the group’s endorsement of Mitt Romney, saying the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has “a long record of dealing with gay people."

Big Wins for LGBT Workers in New Bloomingdale’s Contract

Can Bloomingdale’s Change Gay Life in Retail?

A new union contract includes strong anti-discrimination language and benefits like paternity leave. But the vast majority of LGBT retail workers still lack basic protections.

Gay Conservative Group Endorses Romney

Gay Conservative Group Endorses Romney

GOProud, the group that represents gay conservatives and their allies, announced its endorsement of Mitt Romeny for president, saying that, “The truth is that gay people are living in the disastrous failed Obama economy too.”

New York Moves to Curb Cyberbullying

New York Moves to Curb Cyberbullying

Legislation to protect students from online harassment will make New York’s antibullying laws among the most comprehensive in the nation, say backers.

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