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.
8 Queer Women Who Deserve to Grace the $10 Bill

8 Queer Women Who Deserve to Grace the $10 Bill

Op-ed: Jared Polis Explains the 'Marriage-juana' Agenda

Op-ed: Jared Polis on the 'Marriage-juana' Platform

Congressman Jared Polis says β€˜the two most successful social policy movements in the U.S.’ β€” marriage equality and marijuana reform β€” have more in common than first meets the eye.

Rachel Maddow Spoofs Minnesota Senate's 'No Eye Contact' Rule

Minnesota Senate's Staring Contest

The MSNBC host unpacks the 'weird' policy requiring MN senators to maintain eye contact with the senate president.

WATCH: Broadway Stars Sing #LoveMustWin in Supreme Court

WATCH: Broadway Stars Sing #LoveMustWin

Adam Kaplan (Newsies) and Jake Boyd (Rock of Ages) star in a new music video as part of the #LoveMustWin initiative.

Right-Wing Ad: Marriage Equality Will Cause Freedom's 'Extinction'

Ad: Marriage Equality Will Cause Freedom's 'Extinction'

Same-sex marriage may destroy America, says a scare-tactic ad by the Family Research Council.

Angie's List CEO Resigns to Return to Politics, Save Indiana's Image

Angie's List CEO Resigns, Gets Political to Save Indiana's Image

Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle says he's dedicated his career to two things: Indiana and Angie's List. But in the wake of the state's controversial 'religious freedom' law, he says 'I can't do both.'

Senate Takes Stand for Same-Sex Couples

Senate Takes Stand for Same-Sex Couples

Some couples are losing out on Social Security and Veterans' benefits because they live in a state that doesn't recognize their union; a Senate vote, while not binding, marks an attempt to right that wrong.

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