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 vice president was outraged by ENDA's stall in Congress, Uganda's jail-the-gays law, Russia's propaganda law, and even railed against corrective rape of lesbians in Africa.

March 23 2014 1:41 AM

Republican Susanne Atanus, who said 'God is angry' at gays, pulls off a primary win but faces a popular Democratic incumbent in the general election.

March 19 2014 5:04 PM

The people behind Add The Words went to Idaho's state legislature to demand that lawmakers consider adding protections for LGBT citizens to existing antidiscrimination laws.

March 19 2014 3:47 PM

Of the three Republican state representatives who voted for marriage equality, two won their primaries by a wide margin, while the other has a narrow lead.

March 19 2014 2:19 PM

New York and Boston may not see eye-to-eye on everything, but the organizers of their traditional St. Patrick's Day Parades have a long history of excluding LGBT marchers.

March 17 2014 3:00 AM

Some Republicans are putting money and clout behind the campaign to pass ENDA.

March 14 2014 3:32 PM