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 Brian Sims 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 nation's most prominent LGBT advocacy organization looks back at a milestone year.

January 01 2016 1:43 PM

The shake-up signals trouble in the antigay presidential contender's campaign.

December 31 2015 4:20 PM

The former governor of New York was the most moderate of the primary candidates.

December 30 2015 4:25 PM

A battle over the votes of social conservatives in Iowa again has Ted Cruz being called weak on marriage equality opposition.

December 30 2015 3:50 PM

'It was excruciating to always have your guard up,' Takei says in an interview with The Michelangelo Signorile Show.

December 28 2015 6:04 PM

A year that will go down in history for us.

December 28 2015 2:46 PM