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: Wachowskis Raise Funds for Chicago's TransLife Center
August 05 2014 12:12 PM ET August 05 2014 1:28 PM ET

WATCH: Matrix Directors Raise Cash for Chicago's TransLife Center

Parker Marie Molloy

The Matrix creators hosted a fundraiser for Chicago House's TransLife Center, an organization devoted to providing comprehensive programming and support to transgender individuals.

Op-ed: In Defense of Celibate Gay Christians
August 05 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: In Defense of Celibate Gay Christians

Eliel Cruz

Some lesbian, gay, and bisexual Christians choose a life of celibacy and they should be welcomed in the community.

WATCH: Laverne Cox Schools Gayle King on Respect for Gender Identity
August 05 2014 6:30 AM ET

WATCH: Laverne Cox Schools Gayle King on Gender Identity

Rebecca Juro

'We're born who we are and the gender thing is something someone imposes on you,' Cox said in response to King's comment that she was 'born a boy.'

Op-ed: An Open Letter to The New Yorker
August 05 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: An Open Letter to The New Yorker

Julia Serano

When The New Yorker took a look at the tension between transgender women and radical feminists, one writer says the examination was unfair.

'We Lead the Way': Thomas Roberts on MSNBC’s LGBT Coverage
August 05 2014 4:00 AM ET

Q&A: Thomas Roberts on MSNBC’s LGBT Coverage

Rebecca Juro

The out anchor talks trans inclusion, answers critics, and discusses the possibility of an LGBT-focused show.

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Three Marriage Cases Next Session
August 04 2014 5:03 PM ET

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Marriage Cases Next Session

Sunnivie Brydum

As two more marriage equality cases are appealed to the Supreme Court, activists on all sides of the issue are locked in a 'will they, won't they, wait and see' moment.

WATCH: Today Show Musical Coming, With Regis and Kathie Lee
August 04 2014 3:08 PM ET

WATCH: Today Show Musical Coming, With Regis and Kathie Lee

Rebecca Juro

The musical, a collaboration between Kathie Lee Gifford and gay composer David Friedman, will feature the Today cast and crew, plus special guest Regis Philbin.

Ohio Hospital Withholds Medical Records From Lesbian Widow
August 04 2014 2:57 PM ET

Ohio Hospital Withholds Medical Records From Lesbian Widow

Daniel Reynolds

An Ohio widow is fighting for the right to access the medical records of her late partner, who died of cancer earlier this year.

PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador Gets Married in Country Where It Isn't Legal
August 04 2014 11:55 AM ET

U.S. Ambassador Gets Married in Country Where It's Illegal

Lucas Grindley

The ambassador announced his marriage, with a ceremony taking place in Austria, where it's illegal.

Op-ed: Is ENDA Just History Repeating Itself?
August 04 2014 4:30 AM ET

Op-ed: Is ENDA Just History Repeating Itself?

Michael Latin

The fight for ENDA might end up looking familiar to those who lived through the Clinton administration.

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