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.

If the law allows same-sex marriage, siblings will try to marry each other, claims a Wisconsin congressional hopeful.

June 28 2014 6:00 AM

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas says his life truly began three years ago, when he announced his immigration status. But it's more than just the American citizenry he's fighting to be a part of.

June 27 2014 11:00 AM

Those who worked for George W. Bush had a hard time reconciling his personal acceptance with political 'slaps in the face,' they say.

June 26 2014 3:48 PM

Do these two Democrats and three Republicans have what it takes to get Speaker Boehner to care about ENDA by cosponsoring it?

June 26 2014 4:30 AM

On the heels of receiving HRC's endorsement, Collins joins the small number of Republicans on the side of equality.

June 25 2014 9:23 PM

The outrageously antigay Klingenschmitt will be the Republican candidate for a state House seat from Colorado Springs.

June 25 2014 7:36 PM

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney faced off with the former congresswoman who is fighting to win the seat back.

June 25 2014 2:31 PM

The former president praised the women for their work in defeating DOMA, which he signed into law.

June 25 2014 2:11 PM

Out Maryland gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur lost the candidacy to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.

June 25 2014 1:56 PM

"What Is a 'Sexual Orientation,'" Rep. Paul Stern asked in a document distributed to his colleagues.

June 25 2014 12:56 PM