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.
Orthodox Calendar Pays Artistic Tribute to LGBT Russians
December 02 2013 3:04 PM ET

Kinky Orthodox Calendar Is Tribute to LGBT Russians

Jase Peeples

The calendar company is offering a colorful and kinky new calendar in support of LGBT Russians.

First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Hawaii
December 02 2013 2:10 PM ET

First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Hawaii

Trudy Ring

Six couples took their vows just after midnight today as the state's marriage equality law went into effect.

WATCH: Agender Teen, Hate-Crime Victim, Happy to Be Home
December 02 2013 1:02 PM ET

WATCH: Agender Teen Set on Fire Happy to Be Home

Sunnivie Brydum

Sasha Fleischman, who identifies as agender — a nonbinary gender that's neither male nor female — suffered third-degree burns when another teenager lit Fleischman's skirt on fire on a public bus in Oakland.

December 02 2013 12:10 PM ET

Madonna Joins Forces With HRC To Support Russian LGBTs

Check out Madonna's #LoveConquersHate T-Shirt

December 01 2013 4:33 PM ET

Inside Legal Battles for The Right to Divorce

View at Politico

November 30 2013 5:15 PM ET

Split Highlighted in Mormon Church Over LGBT Equality

View at Salon

WATCH: Teen Uses Bar Mitzvah Speech to Call for Marriage Equality
November 30 2013 3:48 PM ET

WATCH: Teen Uses Bar Mitzvah to Call for Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

Don't let anyone tell Duncan McAlpine Sennett how to define "traditional marriage."

Tea Party Leader on ENDA: 'We Must Fight With All We Have'
November 30 2013 12:29 PM ET

Tea Party on ENDA: 'We Must Fight With All We Have'

Lucas Grindley

The tea party leader called Log Cabin Republicans 'a thug organization' for supporting the bill.

Cardinal Dolan Blames Bad Marketing for Catholic Church Seeming Antigay
November 30 2013 11:52 AM ET

Cardinal Blames Bad Marketing for Church Seeming Antigay

Lucas Grindley

Dolan's rhetoric during the debate over marriage equality in 2011 apparently wasn't 'anti-anybody.'

WATCH: Richard Simmons Gives Emotional and Awkward Interview to Fox News
November 29 2013 4:04 PM ET

WATCH: Richard Simmons Gets Awkward on Fox

Jase Peeples

From crying to crooning, Richard Simmons may have given Fox News its most awkward interview of all time.

Church of England Plans Blessings for Gay Couples
November 28 2013 1:17 PM ET

Church of England Plans Blessings for Gay Couples

Michelle Garcia

Parishes within the Church of England still cannot officially marry gay and lesbian couples, but can offer public blessings.