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: Antibias Laws Biased Against Christians, Says Right-Wing Group

WATCH: Antibias Laws Biased Against Christians, Says Right-Wing Group

A new video from a Focus on the Family affiliate makes this claim, but it's lacking in logic.

PHOTOS: Protesting Religious Homophobia With Kisses in Spain

PHOTOS: Protesting Religious Homophobia With Kisses in Spain

In Málaga, protesters staged a kiss-in to register their objections to a Roman Catholic cardinal's statement that homosexuality is a 'defect.'

Spanish Cardinal Likens Homosexuality to High Blood Pressure, Says Cure Is Possible

Spanish Cardinal Likens Homosexuality to High Blood Pressure, Says Cure Is Possible

Gay people can “recover and become normal with the right treatment,” says Fernando Sebastián, recently elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis.

Op-ed: The Deadly Effects of Outing

Op-ed: The Deadly Effects of Outing

When Grantland's Caleb Hannan outed transgender scientist Essay Anne Vanderbilt, his reporting dehumanized her. She eventually committed suicide.

PHOTOS: Men Most 'Mascular'

PHOTOS: Men Most 'Mascular'

Vincent Keith's digital magazine celebrates a wider variety of men. So far, more than 150 contributors shared their vision.

Fox's Megyn Kelly Was Bullied as a Kid

Fox's Megyn Kelly Was Bullied as a Kid

The Fox News anchor told Elle magazine she was relentlessly bullied in seventh grade.

What Is the Media's Role in Pushing for LGBT Rights in Russia?

What's the Media's Role in Pushing for Rights in Russia?

A panel of journalists and entertainers tackled the question Thursday, along with other issues regarding LGBT people and the media.

Ill. GOP Candidate Blames Gays for Disasters, Raises Party Leaders' Ire

WATCH: Ill. GOP Hopeful Blames Gays for Disasters, Autism

LGBT people have aroused God's wrath, says a Republican congressional hopeful, whose comments in turn drew the wrath of party leaders, who called on her to quit the race.

WATCH: Video of La. Trans Woman Calling Councilman's Bluff Goes Viral

WATCH: Fierce La. Trans Woman Goes Viral

Pamela Raintree made headlines last week after daring a Shreveport city councilman to stone her to death. Responding to praise and a push to run for office, Raintree opts to focus on her activism.

Keith Haring Mural Under Wraps as NYC LGBT Center Under Construction

The Center continues its $9.1 million renovation to build a new cafe, updating acoustics and lighting, and giving the building an updated, more comfortable atmosphere for its growing number of patrons

Virginia's Attorney General Joins Fight Against Marriage Ban

Virginia's Attorney General Joins Fight Against Marriage Ban

Not only will Attorney General Mark Herring not defend the ban, he's joined the plaintiffs who are suing to overturn the law.

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