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.
Marco Rubio to Keynote Fund-raiser for Org. Backing 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Marco Rubio to Address 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Supporters

The Florida Republican will serve as the keynote speaker at the antigay Florida Family Policy Council's annual fund-raiser this week.

WATCH: Gay Couple Makes 'A Case for Marriage' Equality

WATCH: Gay Couple Makes 'A Case for Marriage' Equality

A new multimedia project articulates the issues facing LGBT people in West Virginia.

WATCH: Donald Trump 'Evolving' on LGBT Rights

WATCH: Trump 'Evolving' on LGBT Rights

Right before the Miss Universe pageant went live, Donald Trump talked to MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about LGBT rights in Russia and marriage equality in the U.S.

Transphobic Activists Claim They've Got Signatures to Repeal Calif. Student Law

Transphobic Activists Claim They've Got Signatures to Repeal Calif. Student Law

Conservative activists within the Privacy for All Students campaign claim they gathered more than half a million valid signatures from Californians who want the chance to repeal the state's new law regarding transgender students.

Out100: Trans Teen Activists Zachary Kerr, Jazz, & Calliope Wong

“My biggest dream was to become a boy, so... did that,” Kerr says. “My dream for the world — because I don’t think small — is for everyone to love and accept each other.”

Senators to IOC: Make Sure LGBTs Protected During Olympics

Senators to IOC: Make Sure LGBTs Protected During Olympics

Twelve senators question the International Olympic Committee on its reaction to Olympics host Russia's antigay law.

WATCH: Thomas Roberts Blasts Anti-LGBT Law on Russian TV

Thomas Roberts Blasts Anti-LGBT Law on Russian TV

Speaking with the government-backed network RT just before he cohosted the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Russia, Roberts called the national ban on so-called gay propaganda 'definitive discrimination.'

WATCH: Trans Mormon to Ask for LDS Acceptance

WATCH: Trans Mormon to Ask for LDS Acceptance

Leahnora Issak plans to petition the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to amend her records and recognize her as the woman she is.

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