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.
Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less

Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less

As the next session of Congress begins, Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin explains why LGBT activists are gearing up to support a new piece of legislation.

House Committee Shuts Down ENDA for 2014

House Committee Shuts Down ENDA for 2014

Another session of Congress will likely end before the House addresses legislation to protect LGBT workers.

Alabama Will Name Its LGBT Nondiscrimination Bill for Tim Cook

Can Ala. Pass a Tim Cook Employment Nondiscrimination Act?

The Alabama native would be 'thrilled' to serve as the namesake for a forthcoming employment nondiscrimination bill, Apple officials say.

LGBT Allies Confirmed to EEOC

LGBT Allies Confirmed to Federal Agency

Two candidates with long histories of supporting the LGBT community were confirmed to the powerful Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with a Senate vote today.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Health Scare But Is Home for Thanksgiving

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Health Scare

The oldest member of the Supreme Court gave court watchers a scare.

WATCH: Marriage Equality Endangers 'Soul of America,' Says Huckabee

WATCH: Marriage Equality Endangers 'Soul of America,' Says Huckabee

Mike Huckabee made the statement in a speech laced with Holocaust references after leading a tour of concentration camps in Poland.

Florida Republican Makes Another Attempt at Pro-LGBT Rights Bill

Florida Republican Makes Another Attempt at Pro-LGBT Rights Bill

Republican state representative Holly Raschien helped bridge the gap to file the employment nondiscrimination bill that has failed several times.

Prime Time 25: LGBT Seniors Making a Difference

Prime Time 25: LGBT Seniors Making a Difference

These 25 LGBT achievers over 65 are proving that a person can change the world at any age.

Op-ed: What If Stonewall Happened Now?

Op-ed: What If Stonewall Happened Now?

The catalyst and the heartache, as revisited with Ferguson on our TV screens.

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