In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report 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 LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn 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.

In a tribute to John F. Kennedy's famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech, Obama addressed gay issues and AIDS prevention throughout the world.

June 19 2013 4:59 PM

As support for ENDA makes progress in the Senate, some Republicans try explaining their opposition.

June 19 2013 1:22 PM

A Dallas City Council member has raised concerns that an HIV testing billboard may be promoting tolerance of gay African-American men.

June 18 2013 3:21 PM

ENDA now has more cosponsors than 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal legislation had in 2010.

June 18 2013 2:27 PM

The Scarbrough family from Florida gets personal about what employment nondiscrimination protections could mean for them.

June 17 2013 4:46 PM

Robert Biedron says a man insulted him and his friends outside a cafe in Warsaw before punching his friend and kicking the lawmaker in the stomach.

June 17 2013 1:27 PM

As we await the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions regarding marriage equality, AFER has produced a video chronicling the case of Prop 8.

June 16 2013 8:00 AM

The White House nominated James Costos as U.S. ambassador to Spain, and Rufus Gifford as U.S. ambassador to Denmark.

June 14 2013 8:14 PM

A New Jersey Assembly committee unanimously approved legislation that would ban licensed professionals from engaging in so-called reparative therapy on minors.

June 14 2013 6:56 PM