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 former governor of Florida makes it official.

December 08 2012 10:38 AM

A group of wealthy gays and lesbians, including Suze Orman and Tim Gill, sent a letter Thursday to Speaker John Boehner warning against falling from the so-called "fiscal cliff."

December 07 2012 2:19 PM

The junior senator from South Carolina, who said gay people should not be allowed to teach, will take over as president of the Heritage Foundation.

December 06 2012 11:06 AM
December 05 2012 5:15 PM

The law banning nudity on public transit, city streets, sidewalks, and restaurants now heads to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who has expressed his support for the ban.

December 05 2012 2:36 PM