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.
Pride Proclamation Ends With Police Called

City's Pride Proclamation Ends With Police Called

When one man stood during a city council meeting and proudly laughed at the idea of a gay kid committing suicide, it brought activists back for the next meeting.

Rick Santorum Could Actually Get Paid for Speeches

How Much Would You Pay to Hear Rick Santorum Speak?

Losing presidential candidate Rick Santorum is testing out a career as a paid speaker, and BuzzFeed

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  on What's Next for Proposition 8

Gay-Friendly Calif. Attorney General on Prop. 8's Next Move

The Calif. A.G. tells us what happens if the Supreme Court refuses to take on Prop. 8.

Scott Walker Survives Recall Election

   

Fired Gay Coach Sues for Wrongful Termination

       

Over 300 Mormons March in Utah Gay Pride Parade

Over 300 Mormons March in Utah Gay Pride Parade

The expression of support from Mormons Building Bridges prompted spectators at the annual event in Salt Lake City to cry.

Ashleigh Banfield Revisits Gay Is Voluntary Remark

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield Revisits Gay Is 'Voluntary' Remark

CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield went on the air Friday morning to clarify her controversial comments that being gay is a “lifestyle choice."

Kiev Pride Canceled After Violent Beating of Rights Leader

Petition Circulates After Beating of Rights Leader

Thousands spurred on by violence in Ukraine are urging lawmakers there to denounce a proposed "gay propaganda" law like one implemented in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Britain Tamps Down Its Threat on Foreign Aid to Antigay Countries

Britain Tamps Down Its Foreign Aid Threat to Antigay Countries

Britain Tamps Down Its Threat on Foreign Aid to Antigay Countries

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