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.
Chronicling the LGBT Familes Who Used the Court System for Change

When the State Discriminates

Author Carlos A. Ball chronicles the stories of LGBT parents who have fundamentally changed how American law defines and regulates parenthood in this excerpt from The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood.

Senator Becomes First Republican to Join LGBT Immigration Bill

Senator Is First Republican to Back LGBT Immigration Bill


Applications Now Accepted for LGBT Funded Dreamers Scholarship

Applications Now Accepted for LGBT Dreamers Scholarship

A $75,000 scholarship fund created by LGBT people for LGBT undocument immigrants officially started accepting applications today.

One Year Later Commemorating DADT Repeal

One Year Later: Commemorating DADT Repeal

Advocates speak out on the first anniversary of the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

FRC Says Obama And SPLC In Cohort Labeling Hate Groups

FRC Blames Obama for Hate Group Label

The antigay Family Research Council is doubling down on its theory that President Obama is working "hand-in-glove" with the Southern Poverty Law Center to label it as a hate group.

Fight Back Colorado Announces First Target

Fight Back Colorado Announces First Target

The super PAC created to defeat lawmakers who helped kill civil unions in the state announced its first target for the November election.

Will Obama Lose Black Voters Over Marriage Equality?

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