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 Florida Republican will serve as the keynote speaker at the antigay Florida Family Policy Council's annual fund-raiser this week.

November 12 2013 1:03 PM

Right before the Miss Universe pageant went live, Donald Trump talked to MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about LGBT rights in Russia and marriage equality in the U.S.

November 11 2013 5:49 PM

Twelve senators question the International Olympic Committee on its reaction to Olympics host Russia's antigay law.

November 11 2013 2:08 PM

Speaking with the government-backed network RT just before he cohosted the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Russia, Roberts called the national ban on so-called gay propaganda 'definitive discrimination.'

November 10 2013 3:04 PM

The Texas tea party Republican told Jay Leno his dad's antigay rhetoric is a factor of his faith, and the pastor's 'deep integrity.'

November 10 2013 6:40 AM

One right-winger calls marriage equality 'tragic,' while another likens homosexuality to trans fats.

November 08 2013 7:23 PM