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.
STUDY: LGBT Teachers Less Likely to Challenge Antigay Bullying

STUDY: LGBT Teachers Less Likely to Challenge Antigay Bullying

A new study reveals gay and lesbian teachers are less likely to challenge homophobia in schools because they fear for their jobs.

WATCH: Despite Pope's Remarks, Cardinal Says Homosexual Acts are Still Sinful

WATCH: Despite Pope, Cardinal Says Gay Sex Still Sinful

In a recent interview, Cardinal Timothy Dolan downplayed earlier comments from the Pope who claimed it wasn’t his place to pass judgment on gay priests.

Russian Legislator Says Government Cannot Selectively Enforce Antigay Laws During Olympics

Lawmaker: Russia Can't Suspend Antigay Laws During Olympics

Vitaly Milonov claims the Russian government does not have the power to suspend the enforcement of the country’s newly-approved antigay legislation during the Sochi Olympics.

Bradley Manning Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy

Bradley Manning Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy

But the former Army intelligence officer could still serve up to 125 years in prison for 'espionage.'

Transgender Military Service Examined With $1.35 Million Grant

Transgender Military Service Studied With $1.35 Million Grant

A new initiative from the Palm Center will explore how the U.S. military could include trans troops without disruption.

Christian Siriano and Brad Walsh Got Engaged in Style

The Project Runway winner and his longtime musician boyfriend exchanged bracelets over the weekend.

What Really Happened When OutServe-SLDN Came Undone

What Really Happened When OutServe-SLDN Came Undone

Allyson Robinson’s departure from military rights group Outserve-SLDN was messy, shrouded in speculation, and leaves behind questions about the organization’s future.

LGBT Catholics Cautiously Encouraged by Pope's Tolerance

LGBT Catholics Cautiously Encouraged by Pope's Tolerance

Pope Francis said that Catholics should not marginalize LGBT people, and that it's not his place to 'judge' gay priests.

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