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.
New York Moves to Curb Cyberbullying

New York Moves to Curb Cyberbullying

Legislation to protect students from online harassment will make New York’s antibullying laws among the most comprehensive in the nation, say backers.

A Place at the White House Table

PHOTOS: A Place at the (White House) Table

The faces in the crowd reflect a renewed sense of hope during President Obama's fourth LGBT Pride reception in the White House.

Obama Celebrates Milestones at White House Pride Reception

Obama to Gay Audience: 'Dream as Openly as You Want'

The president acknowledged that advocates pushed “loudly and forcefully” to bring the watershed moments celebrated during a Pride reception at the White House.

State Party Platforms Take Two Steps Up and One Back on LGBT Rights

State Party Platforms: Two Steps Up, One Step Back

There's a big step in Indiana, limited progress in Texas, and regression in North Carolina.

LGBT Activists Hail Obama Immigration Reform

LGBT Activists Hail Obama Immigration Reform

Gay journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas tweets that he is happy with the new policy, although it won't affect him personally. Some other LGBT activists are likewise pleased.

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