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.

Although the gay congressman retired from the House earlier this year, his very personal pitch to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act back in 2007 is still relevant today.

November 06 2013 3:59 PM

State senator Ed Murray, Seattle's new mayor-elect, was instrumental in establishing marriage equality in Washington State.

November 06 2013 2:18 PM

There are still more antigay Rafael Cruz rants coming to the public's attention.

November 06 2013 2:10 PM

Out MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts strolled through Moscow with Anton Krasovsky, a fellow gay journalist who was fired for coming out on the air on his Kremlin-backed network earlier this year.

November 06 2013 1:38 PM

It's still a mystery over who was telling voters Mike Michaud is gay.

November 06 2013 12:33 PM

Though he did not live to see its passage, the late senator championed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act for decades. Here are seven quotes from Kennedy that reflect his work and passion.

November 06 2013 5:30 AM

LGBT issues figured in both closely watched elections.

November 05 2013 8:50 PM

The Florida National Guard has announced it is now 'full compliance' with the Pentagon's updated benefits policy, which now includes eligibility for same-sex married couples.

November 05 2013 5:06 PM

Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa said ENDA's passage would make this "an uplifting week," amid comments from several senators on both sides of the aisle in support of the legislation.

November 05 2013 4:23 PM Updated