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 out musician also dedicated his Moscow performance to a 23-year-old gay Russian who was brutally murdered after coming out to his friends earlier this year.

December 06 2013 8:40 PM

Same-sex couples in Nebraska are being turned into a campaign issue for Republicans.

December 06 2013 6:53 PM

The GOP faces the possibility of having a handful of openly gay candidates for the House in the next cycle, and that's causing problems.

December 05 2013 3:37 PM

The gay Colorado Democrat had a conniption when the presiding officer warned a colleague not to address the undocumented immigrants sitting in the House chamber in support of immigration reform.

December 05 2013 3:22 PM

It must be the end of the year — Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart are squaring off about the so-called War on Christmas characterized in the vile greeting 'Happy Holidays.'

December 05 2013 2:24 PM