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.
WATCH: CeCe McDonald Makes First Television Appearance Following Release From Men's Prison
January 21 2014 12:36 PM ET

WATCH: CeCe McDonald Makes First Television Appearance

Parker Marie Molloy

After serving 19 months in a men's prison, CeCe McDonald sat down with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss prison culture and the experience of being a trans inmate.

WATCH: What in The World Is Mary Matalin Talking About?
January 19 2014 9:05 PM ET

WATCH: What in The World Is Mary Matalin Talking About?

Lucas Grindley

Mary Matalin's joke about Vladimir Putin seemed devoid of the usual irony about him being shirtless.

January 18 2014 4:00 PM ET

Man Who Threatened Gay Seattle Mayor in Custody

View at ABC News

Floods in Britain? You'll Never Guess What's to Blame
January 18 2014 1:53 PM ET

Floods in Britain? You'll Never Guess What's to Blame

Lucas Grindley

A British lawmaker has penned a homophobic rant in his local newspaper that blames marriage equality for flooding.

January 18 2014 11:33 AM ET

Utah Wants More Time From Court

View at LGBTQ Nation

Federal Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Inmate
January 17 2014 5:11 PM ET

Fed. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Trans Inmate

Parker Marie Molloy

A federal appeals court today upheld a judge's 2012 ruling that transgender inmates should have access to transition-related care while they are incarcerated.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Slays Louie Gohmert's 'Plumbing Lesson' Remark
January 17 2014 3:43 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart's 'Plumbing Lesson' for Texas Rep.

Jami Smith

Jon Stewart took Rep. Louie Gohmert to school over his remark about federal judges needing 'plumbing lessons' following pro-equality rulings in Utah and Oklahoma.

Anti-LGBT Organization Again Takes Aim at Colo. Trans Student 'Jane Doe'
January 17 2014 3:42 PM ET

Anti-LGBT Organization Again Takes Aim at Colo. Trans Student

Parker Marie Molloy

One of the groups behind Proposition 8 and the ongoing efforts to repeal California's trans student law is again targeting a single trans student in Colorado.

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