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.
GOProud Slams Victory Fund for Dan Savage Collaboration

GOProud Slams Victory Fund for Dan Savage Collaboration

A group representing gay conservatives charged that a new partnership between the It Gets Better cofounder and the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund called the latter’s bipartisan mission into question.

It Gets Better Hits the Campaign Trail

It Gets Better Hits the Campaign Trail

Dan Savage and his It Gets Better documentary team will train their lens on the openly LGBT politicians driven to run for elected office, with some help from the Victory Fund.

Antigay Retired General Named to Family Research Council Post

Antigay Retired General Named to Family Research Council Post

Retired Army general Jerry Boykin, infamous for anti-Muslim and antigay comments, is the right-wing group's new executive vice president.

Lieutenant Governor Says Women Like Her Are Not in Lesbian Affairs

WATCH: Lt. Gov. Says Women Like Her Don't Engage in Lesbian Affairs

Florida's lieutenant governor denied in an interview that she was in a secret same-sex affair at work, saying that "black women that look like me don't engage in relationships like that."

Lieutenant Governor in Florida Accused of Affair With Her Female Staffer

Florida's Lieutenant Governor Denies Any Affair With Her Female Staffer

Jennifer Carroll, Florida's lieutenant governor, is accused of firing a staffer who caught her in "a compromising position" with another wom

The Arcus Foundation Names Kevin Jennings Executive Director

The Arcus Foundation Names Kevin Jennings Executive Director

The Arcus Foundation announced today that its new leader is Kevin Jennings, a former Obama adminstration member and the founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network.

Millionaire Gives Huge Donation to Victory Institute

Millionaire Gives $800,000 Donation to Victory Institute

The Gay and Lesbian Victory Institute just got a hefty boost today, according to Towl

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