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.
Labor Dept. Issues New Rules for Same-Sex Marriages, Benefits

Labor Dept. Issues New Rules for Same-Sex Marriages, Benefits

With the fall of section 3 of DOMA comes new rules on rights and benefits for married gay and lesbian couples.

Senate Confirms Lesbian as Judge of U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Senate Confirms Lesbian as Judge of U.S. Court of Federal Claims

The Senate confirmed Elaine Kaplan, the acting director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as a judge by a vote of 64-35.

Gay Russian Journo: 'Putin's Regime Is Acting Like a Cornered Animal'

WATCH: Gay Russian Journo Says Putin's Regime Is 'Cornered Animal'

Masha Gesen, a gay journalist in Russia, continued to speak out about what she calls the Kremlin's 'gay hate campaign' in a CNN roundtable discussion last week.

Nigerian Researcher: Magnetism Proves Same-Sex Marriage Unnatural

Nigerian Researcher: Magnetism Proves Same-Sex Marriage Unnatural

His bizarre claims are getting some attention in his country, one of the least accepting nations where LGBT people are concerned.

Russia's Olympics Statement Mentions 'Inclusion'; Will It Help?

Russian 'Olympic Truce' On Inclusion; Will It Help?

The Olympic Truce, a statement of international goodwill, says Russia 'will promote social inclusion without discrimination of any kind.'

Do We Need 100 More Jesse Helmses?

WATCH: Do We Need 100 More Jesse Helmses?

Rising Republican star Ted Cruz says we do.

Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'

Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'

She 'immediately said no' to a Russian official who asked to perform, she says.

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