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.
Frankfort Becomes Fifth Ky. City With Antidiscrimination Ordinance

Frankfort Becomes Fifth Ky. City With Antidiscrimination Ordinance

The state capital passed an LGBT-inclusive 'fairness ordinance' by a vote of 3-2 this morning.

Obama on Class, Race, and LGBTs in King Celebration

Obama on Class, Race, and LGBTs in King Celebration

President Obama addressed the progress of several groups at the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King's famous speech

Russian Activist Nikolai Alexseyev Twitter Meltdown?

Following a commentary this morning, the LGBT activist has declared that he'll quit activism, and maybe assassinate Out.com's opinion writer

Chess Master Garry Kasparov: Let's Boycott Putin at the Sochi Olympics

The greatest chess player in history lends his voice to the protest against the country's 'homosexual propaganda' law

Gay Russian Teen Uses Twitter to Fight Homophobia

Gay Russian Teen Takes to Twitter, Fights Homophobia

One brave young man is opening up about daily life for LGBT people in Russia.

Gay Intern Who Saved Rep. Giffords Targeted With Antigay Fliers in Recall Election

Gay Intern Who Saved Rep. Giffords Targeted With Antigay Fliers in Recall Election

Daniel Hernandez Jr. is facing unabashedly antigay attacks in a petition to recall him from a Tucson-area school board.

Russian Lawmaker Wants to Offer Free 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Russian Lawmaker Wants to Offer Free 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

The high-ranking official also wants to reinstate Russia's ban on gay people giving blood or donating organs.

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