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.
Op-ed: With Immigration, Their Fight Is Our Fight

Op-ed: With Immigration, Their Fight Is Our Fight

The LGBT community’s battle for equality is intrinsically tied to the current war over the issue of immigration.

'Operation Marriage' Becomes a Film

Operation Marriage Becomes a Film

Quentin Lee will direct Mindy Cohn and Tamlyn Tomita in a film based on the book about kids trying to get their moms married before Prop. 8 passed.

BREAKING: Federal Judge Strikes Down Colo. Marriage Ban

Federal Judge Strikes Down Colo. Marriage Ban

While the ruling found that Colorado's constitutional amendment prohibiting marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution, the decision came with a stay until August 25.

The Advocate Wins Two NLGJA Journalism Awards

The Advocate Wins Two NLGJA Journalism Awards

The Advocate's Sunnivie Brydum and Michelle Garcia were announced as among the winners of this year's Excellence in Journalism Awards.

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Eviscerates Tony Dungy for Michael Sam Remarks

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Eviscerates Tony Dungy

Keith Olbermann pointed out the hypocrisy of the former NFL's coach recent antigay comments on the drafting of Michael Sam.

WATCH: Protestors Rally as N.C. Women Seek Marriage License

WATCH: Protesters Rally as Women Seek Marriage License

Keisha Hollifield and her partner, Dericka, were turned down for a license in North Carolina's McDowell County, but were glad to make a point about marriage equality.

Fox Pundit: Obama Forcing 'Militant LGBT Agenda' on Christians

Fox Pundit: Obama Forcing 'Militant LGBT Agenda' on Christians

Fox News’ Todd Starnes bashes the president's antidiscrimination order.

No Florida Weddings Yet, Judge Rules

No Florida Weddings Yet, Judge Rules

The same judge who ruled against the state's marriage ban has denied a motion to issue licenses to same-sex couples immediately.

Maryland to Provide Transition Care to Trans State Employees

Good News for Transgender State Employees in Md.

Just months after the passage of sweeping, statewide nondiscrimination statute protecting transgender people, Maryland announces that trans state employees will no longer face discrimination in insurance.

Op-ed: Discrimination Is Not a Christian Value

Op-ed: Discrimination Is Not a Christian Value

Striking religious exemptions from ENDA would be a step forward for both LGBT Americans and Christianity, says the director of Believe Out Loud.

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