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 House of Representatives' spending to defend the federal ban on marriage equality may reach $3 million.

January 15 2013 1:47 PM

San Francisco supervisor David Campos is working to ensure visitors to his city will land in Harvey Milk International Airport.

January 15 2013 12:15 PM

Don Dwyer has a lot to say about his drinking, marriage equality, and his involvement in a boat crash.

January 14 2013 2:58 PM

Laura Calvo had been a leader in Oregon's LGBT political scene.

January 12 2013 1:22 PM

The Newark mayor wrote frankly during college about what it took for him to stop hating gay people.

January 10 2013 7:35 PM