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.
NOM's New Attack on Trans Students: Nudity Trumps Sincerity
October 25 2013 1:44 PM ET

NOM's New Attack on Trans Students: Nudity Trumps Sincerity

Sunnivie Brydum

The antigay National Organization for Marriage focuses on the genitalia of transgender students in California in its latest fundraising pitch.

October 25 2013 12:54 PM ET

The Atlantic: 'The Case for Hate Speech'

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October 25 2013 10:00 AM ET

WATCH: UK Gay Couple's Engagement at State Rooms of Parliament

The couple will be among the first gay couples to marry when the first same-sex marriages are held in England and Wales next year.

Does the Stonewall Commemorative Plaque Erase Trans People's Role in Riots?
October 24 2013 6:42 PM ET

Will the Stonewall Plaque Erase Trans People's Role in Riots?

Sunnivie Brydum

Trans activists say the use of the term 'gay' as an umbrella term erases the historic importance of trans and gender-nonconforming people in the riots that launched the modern LGBT equality movement.

National Guard Officer Charlie Morgan's Widow Can Finally Access Her Late Wife's Benefits
October 24 2013 2:47 PM ET

Charlie Morgan's Widow Can Finally Access Her Late Wife's Military Benefits

Sunnivie Brydum

Karen Morgan, who was married to the late chief warrant officer and outspoken lesbian military activist Charlie Morgan, received a military ID card for the first time Wednesday.

Bishop: No Prayers for Marriage Equality in Cathedral
October 24 2013 2:18 PM ET

Bishop: No Prayers for Marriage Equality in Cathedral

Trudy Ring

The Roman Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., said a plan to pray the rosary for marriage equality was 'blasphemous,' and police were called to keep equality activists out of the city's cathedral.

WATCH: Highlights From New Mexico's Marriage Equality Hearing
October 24 2013 1:04 PM ET

WATCH: Highlights From New Mexico's Marriage Equality Hearing

Sunnivie Brydum

The New Mexico Supreme Court heard hourlong arguments Wednesday from both supporters and opponents of marriage equality.

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