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.
Chad Griffins Takes Over the Helm of the Human Rights Campaign

Chad Griffin's First Day at HRC

The young activist takes the lead at HRC.

Republican's Gay Son Outed By Mother's Campaign

Republican's Gay Son Outed by Mother's Campaign

The son of a Republican Colorado lawmaker was outed by his mother's campaign manager, reports The Denver Post

Police, Helicopter, Water Cannon Called in to Defend Pride March

Police, Helicopter, Water Cannon Called in to Defend Pride March

A gay pride parade in Croatia that has police on high alert Saturday is a reminder of what's at stake.

Charlie Crist Says He Is Being Extorted With Gay Threats

Was It Extortion? Charlie Crist Says He Was Threatened With Accusation He's Gay

A lawyer for Charlie Crist says a former party chairman was trying to extort the former Florida governor with allegations that he's gay.

Moscow Bans Pride for the Next 100 Years

Moscow Bans Pride for the Next 100 Years

As antigay sentiment heats up in Russia, Moscow City Court upheld a new law that bans any gay pride celebrations in the city until the year 2112.

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


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