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.

GOProud founder and Gay Patriot Blogger Bruce M. Carroll may take on conservative Sen. Lindsey Graham.

March 12 2013 3:49 PM

The law is scheduled to go into effect May 1.

March 12 2013 1:25 PM

While Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is being hailed as a progressive leader for signing a new Commonwealth charter that opposes discrimination based on gender, LGBT activists note that the monarch has never actually uttered the words 'gay' or 'lesbian.'

March 11 2013 4:54 PM

Documents recently released by the University of Texas show that a widely discredited study on family structures by associate professor Mark Regnerus was funded by a right-wing antigay group and intended to provide evidence that gay and lesbian parents are inadequate in order to present that argument to the Supreme Court.

March 11 2013 1:55 PM

Will Christine Quinn make history as The Big Apple's first openly gay and first female mayor?

March 10 2013 5:28 PM

Nearly a million people in the U.S. are LGBT immigrants.

March 10 2013 2:15 PM

A blog post alleged that a county councilwoman left her husband to be in an adulterous relationship with another woman, but she set the record straight, so to speak.

March 09 2013 9:54 AM