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.
Antigay GOP Senate Candidate Blasted by Own Family
November 05 2012 3:49 PM ET

Antigay GOP Senate Candidate Blasted by In-Laws

Neal Broverman

Discrimination against LGBT people will not fly among the family of Josh Mandel, a Republican running for Senate in Ohio.

Obama Replies to Daughter of Gay Dads
November 05 2012 3:20 PM ET

Obama Replies to Daughter of Gay Dads

Trudy Ring

The president thanks Sophia Bailey-Klugh for her support and advises her on dealing with teasing.

November 05 2012 11:48 AM ET

WATCH: O’Malley Appears in Question 6 Ad

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Voter Suppression Effort Targets Transgender People
November 04 2012 8:48 PM ET

Voter Suppression Effort Targets Transgender People

Trudy Ring

A group called True the Vote is training volunteers to target transgender voters as sources of fraud, says the National Center for Transgender Equality.

Marco Rubio Making Robocalls Against Marriage Equality
November 04 2012 3:23 PM ET

Sen. Rubio Joins Anti-Marriage Equality Robocall Campaign

Trudy Ring

Rubio, an up-and-comer in the Republican Party, is participating in the National Organization for Marriage's antigay effort.

November 03 2012 2:06 PM ET

Post-Election: Congress' New Look?

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Professor Loses Fellowship For Supporting Marriage Equality
November 03 2012 1:46 PM ET

Professor Loses Fellowship For Supporting Marriage Equality

Michelle Garcia

A professor from the U.K., who was chosen for a fellowship the University of San Diego has been disinvited from the Catholic institution after administrators discovered her support of marriage equa

Newspaper Loses Subscribers Over Marriage Endorsement
November 03 2012 12:58 PM ET

Newspaper Loses Subscribers Over Marriage Endorsement

Michelle Garcia

After endorsing marriage equality, the editors of the Swift County Monitor-News in Benson, Minn., report losing a handful of subscribers. 

Baltimore Catholic Priest Takes Risk by Supporting Marriage Equality
November 02 2012 9:10 PM ET

Baltimore Catholic Priest Takes Risk, Backs Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Father Richard T. Lawrence told parishioners it was reasonable to approve civil marriage for gay couples — and said the church might even recognize such unions at some point.

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