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.
Love and Activism
May 07 2010 3:20 AM ET

Love and Activism

Kenneth Harvey

A Las Vegas gay couple is paying a visit to each state where marriage equality is legal, to renew their vows and speak out against the Defense of Marriage Act.

Black, White, and Wed
April 07 2010 5:00 AM ET

Black, White, and Wed

Advocate Contributors

As the curtain lifted on same-sex marriages in the nation’s capital in early March, the country witnessed the most diverse showing yet of gay couples entering into matrimony.

40 Under Forty Chad Griffin
April 07 2010 5:00 AM ET

40 Under Forty Chad Griffin

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He’s aggressive, calculating, and determined to end inequality for gay and lesbian couples once and for all. This is why Chad Griffin, mastermind of the federal lawsuit against Proposition 8, is the new face of the marriage movement.

Transforming Oklahoma
March 26 2010 12:20 PM ET

Transforming Oklahoma

Michelle Garcia

Brittany Novotny is hoping to become Oklahoma's first transgender state representative — by giving the boot to Sally Kern.

Crate and Barrel Wedding Contest Jonathan Howard Gregory Jones
March 08 2010 9:35 PM ET

Crate and Barrel Wedding Contest Jonathan Howard Gregory Jones

Ross von Metzke

When Jonathan Howard and Gregory Jones found out Crate & Barrel's Ultimate Wedding Contest was open to couples holding commitment ceremonies, they entered. Now, they have a good shot at winning.

Married With Children
February 10 2010 10:00 AM ET

Married With Children

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If he gets his way, Steve Pougnet, the gay mayor of Palm Springs, will unseat Chaz Bono’s stepmother from Congress.

The Hardest Working Homo in Hollywood
February 09 2010 2:45 PM ET

Sam Pancake: Hollywood's Go-To Gay Guy

Brandon Voss

Busy character actor Sam Pancake retraces his rocky road to recognition and revisits his most memorable roles.

What Can Brown Do For You
February 08 2010 10:00 AM ET

Julie Bolcer

Will Scott Brown’s win in Massachusetts cause Democrats to shrink even further from gay rights? 

Groups Take Action After CBS Agrees to Tebow Ad
January 21 2010 6:30 PM ET

Groups Take Action After CBS Agrees to Tebow Ad

Michelle Garcia

CBS will allow Focus on the Family's anti-abortion ad featuring college football star Tim Tebow to air during the Super Bowl ... news that has gay rights groups crying foul and taking action.

Capital Gains
January 12 2010 11:00 AM ET

Capital Gains

Advocate Contributors

  Hill watchers are ready to see a gay member of Congress exchange vows under the cherry blossoms.

Gays vs Democratic Party
January 11 2010 11:00 AM ET

Gays vs Democratic Party

James Kirchick

They’re fond of your checkbooks — and deaf to your demands for equal rights. What will it take for the Democratic Party to step up?

The Crazy Eight
January 11 2010 11:00 AM ET

The Crazy Eight

Advocate Contributors

Meet the Democratic state senators who helped dash marriage hopes for New York.

Annise Parker The New Face of Houston
December 14 2009 6:55 PM ET

Annise Parker The New Face of Houston

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Following her historic election in Houston over the weekend, mayor-elect Annise Parker talks about her hard-fought campaign—and her emerging role as a gay politician on the national scene.

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