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 beverage manufacturer and Sochi Olympics sponsor is in hot water for a social media tool that appears to deny the existence of several pro-gay words.

January 27 2014 2:57 PM

President Obama gives his next State of the Union address on Tuesday.

January 27 2014 6:00 AM

The groundbreaking moment won't come in her lifetime, but it will come, King tells Harry Smith on Meet the Press.

January 27 2014 5:50 AM

Reince Priebus today called for the resignation of Michigan politician Dave Agema from the Republican National Committee, and Agema apologized for his racist, antigay remarks but said he won't resign.

January 24 2014 7:39 PM

LGBT people have aroused God's wrath, says a Republican congressional hopeful, whose comments in turn drew the wrath of party leaders, who called on her to quit the race.

January 23 2014 4:15 PM

Pavel Lebedev was tackled to the ground and detained by police Saturday after he waved a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch's procession through the Russian town of Voronezh.

January 22 2014 2:56 PM