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.

Responding to Mississippi's passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, businesses statewide are standing up for equality and pledging not to discriminate against anyone who wants to purchase goods

April 14 2014 3:36 PM

The office of Utah's attorney general filed emergency petitions this week to block the adoptions of children by same-sex couples like Kimberly and Amber Leary.

April 11 2014 2:19 PM

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado becomes the seventh Republican House member to signal his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

April 09 2014 7:07 PM

'These recorded incidents reveal the appalling intolerance and hatred of the homofascists,' says a right-wing website, but that seems a bit hyperbolic.

April 09 2014 7:05 PM

Despite his opposition to marriage equality, Fox News pundit Mike Huckabee assured a group of religious conservatives that he's not on the wrong side of history — just the 'right side of the Bible.'

April 09 2014 2:03 PM