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.
July 03 2013 8:00 AM ET

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka's 'Inevitable' Wedding Will Be 'Awesome'

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The celebrity couple has revealed that they will indeed get married — eventually — in light of last week's historic SCOTUS rulings.

Judge Sets Date for Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Ban Trial
July 02 2013 2:41 PM ET

Judge Sets Date for Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Ban Trial

Jase Peeples

With the Supreme Court's recent rulings in favor of marriage equality, a challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban will soon be heard.

Senate Committee Sets Date for ENDA Vote
July 02 2013 1:04 PM ET

Senate Committee Sets Date for ENDA Vote

Jase Peeples

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee has scheduled a vote on the antidiscrimination bill 14 days after the Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage.

WATCH: Bryan Fischer Thinks Bert and Ernie's Romance Is Child Abuse
July 02 2013 11:55 AM ET

WATCH: Bryan Fischer Thinks Bert and Ernie's Romance Is Child Abuse

Jase Peeples

During a recent interview on The David Pakman Show, the antigay activist and hate group leader was grasping at straws to support his disdain for marriage equality.

Homeland Security Confirms Same-Sex Binational Couples Can Get Green Cards
July 01 2013 7:34 PM ET

Homeland Security Confirms Same-Sex Binational Couples Can Get Green Cards

Sunnivie Brydum

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today confirmed that Americans can now sponsor their foreign-born same-sex spouses for citizenship the same way Americans with opposite-sex spouses can.

WATCH: Bringing Marriage Equality to Mississippi?
July 01 2013 5:59 PM ET

WATCH: Bringing Marriage Equality to Mississippi?

Sunnivie Brydum

The Campaign for Southern Equality has a solution for discrimination facing LGBT people in the South. And it doesn't involve moving northward to friendlier territories.

WATCH: Mormons March in S.F. Pride, Work to Reconcile Prop. 8 Damage
July 01 2013 4:19 PM ET

WATCH: Mormons March in S.F. Pride, Work to Reconcile Prop. 8 Damage

Sunnivie Brydum

More than 100 self-described 'Mormons for Marriage Equality' marched in San Francisco's LGBT Pride Parade on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Key Players in Wash. Marriage Equality Victory Raise Equality Flag on Space Needle
July 01 2013 3:23 PM ET July 02 2013 2:01 PM ET

WATCH: Key LGBTs, Allies Raise Space Needle Equality Flag

Sunnivie Brydum

Seattle's most iconic landmark went red for marriage equality as the city celebrated Pride on Sunday.

PHOTOS: First Same-Sex Marriage in Delaware Met With Cheers
July 01 2013 2:27 PM ET

PHOTOS: First Same-Sex Marriage in Delaware Met With Cheers

Jase Peeples

State senator Karen Peterson and her partner, Vikki Bandy, became the first same-sex couple to be legally married in the state of Delaware.

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