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.
WATCH: Fired Gay Russian Journo Tells Thomas Roberts 'It's Time to Be Open'

WATCH: Live from Moscow, Thomas Roberts on Equality

Out MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts strolled through Moscow with Anton Krasovsky, a fellow gay journalist who was fired for coming out on the air on his Kremlin-backed network earlier this year.

Full Benefits for Married Same-Sex Couples Granted by Florida National Guard

Full Benefits for Married Same-Sex Couples Granted by Florida National Guard

The Florida National Guard has announced it is now 'full compliance' with the Pentagon's updated benefits policy, which now includes eligibility for same-sex married couples.

WATCH: ENDA Could Make This an 'Uplifting Week'
November 08 2013 8:11 PM ET

WATCH: Highlights from the Senate's ENDA Debate 

Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa said ENDA's passage would make this "an uplifting week," amid comments from several senators on both sides of the aisle in support of the legislation.

Out100: Prop. 8 Victors Photo

Kris Perry, Sandy Stier, Dustin Lance Black, Jeff Zarrillo, and Paul Katami honored

Senate Passes ENDA on Procedural Vote
November 04 2013 10:16 PM ET

Senate Passes ENDA on Procedural Vote

With 61 votes, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of cloture on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, clearing the way for a final up-or-down vote later this week.

WATCH: ENDA Won't Protect Heterosexuals, Says Right-Wing Activist

WATCH: ENDA Won't Protect Heterosexuals, Says Right-Wing Activist

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer also played the 'special rights' and pedophilia cards in his lie-filled rant against the pending legislation.

WATCH: First Openly Gay Sen. Tammy Baldwin on 'Courage' of Those Supporting ENDAWATCH: First Openly Gay Sen. Tammy Baldwin on 'Courage' of Those Supporting ENDA

WATCH: First Openly Gay Sen. Tammy Baldwin on ENDA

The nation's first openly gay Senator took to the Senate floor this afternoon to deliver an impassioned speech in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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