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.

The senator, who introduced an assault weapons ban Thursday, discussed her experience with gun violence in San Francisco in 1978.

January 25 2013 7:12 PM

An annual meeting of LGBT activists, this time in Atlanta, came with celebration for all that has been accomplished with the most recent election and a warning.

January 25 2013 6:58 PM

The commander in chief issued a brief video address to the thousands of LGBT activists gathered in Atlanta this week for the 25th Annual National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change.

January 25 2013 6:27 PM

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett reunite in Washington to sing the classic song "The Lady Is a Tramp."

January 23 2013 6:00 PM

The President's inclusion of gay and lesbian American in his inaugural speech on Monday prompted an 11-year-old transgender girl in Arizona to write an essay about inclusion.

January 23 2013 3:43 PM