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.
BREAKING: Calif. Trans Student Law Survives Repeal Effort

Calif. Trans Student Law Survives Repeal Effort

A coalition of transphobic organizations came up more than 17,000 valid signatures short in an effort to put the Student Success and Opportunity Act up for a repeal in November.

WATCH: Will $1 Million Win Marriage in the South?

WATCH: Will $1 Million Win Marriage in the South?

Freedom to Marry announced a new $1 million campaign to bring marriage equality to the southern U.S. today.

Piers Morgan Out the Door at CNN

Piers Morgan Out the Door at CNN

After months of lagging ratings and several controversies involving transgender and gay issues, CNN's Piers Morgan Live will end its run.

David Mixner Shares His Near-Death Experience, His Fight to Live

The civil rights activist shares his thoughts after a near-death decision in an intensive care unit

92-Year-Old Trans Widow Wins Social Security Battle

92-Year-Old Trans Widow Wins Battle With SSA

The 92-year-old transgender World War II veteran received a Valentine's Day surprise in the form of a legal victory.

Op-ed: Is Alec Baldwin Transphobic or Just Ignorant?

Op-ed: Is Alec Baldwin Transphobic or Just Ignorant?

Alec Baldwin stumbled into a transphobic slur during his farewell to public life in a recent editorial for New York Magazine. Can you blame him for not understanding why this is wrong?

Op-ed: The Weird Relationship Between Mormons and Marriage

Op-ed: The Weird Relationship Between Mormons and Marriage

Ironic that leaders of the Mormon Church are still fighting to keep marriage equality off the books.

WATCH: Sharon Gless for Marriage Equality in Fla.

WATCH: Sharon Gless for Marriage Equality in Fla.

Gless joins the fight for marriage equality in Florida, where she has a home and where six couples have sued to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The groups involved in the suit will update the public and answer questions during a conference call Monday.

George Takei to Arizona: 'You Don't Deserve Our Dollars'
February 24 2014 1:12 PM ET

George Takei to Arizona: 'You Don't Deserve Our Dollars'

Takei calls for a boycott of the state if its 'license to discriminate' bill becomes law, and U.S. senator Jeff Flake also announces opposition to the measure.

Fox Pundit: Serving Gay Weddings Aids and Abets Sin

Fox Pundit: Serving Gay Weddings Aids and Abets Sin

Fox's Erick Erickson critiques colleague Kirsten Powers on laws that would allow businesses to use religion to justify discrimination against LGBT people.

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out

Mark Sickles says 'the current moment in Virginia,' where a ban on same-sex marriage was recently struck down, motivated his announcement.

Phoenix Mayor: Bill Is 'Wrong Direction to Go'

Phoenix Mayor: Bill Is 'Wrong Direction to Go'

Greg Stanton denounces the pending legislation that would give legal cover to those who discriminate against LGBT people in the name of religion.

Noted Homophobes Launch Global Antigay Coalition

Noted Homophobes Launch Global Antigay Coalition

Scott Lively and Peter LaBarbera today introduced the new group, aimed at countering 'the LGBT agenda and its destructive influence,' and attracted some hecklers.

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