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.

His bizarre claims are getting some attention in his country, one of the least accepting nations where LGBT people are concerned.

September 15 2013 9:11 PM

The Olympic Truce, a statement of international goodwill, says Russia 'will promote social inclusion without discrimination of any kind.'

September 15 2013 1:25 PM

The problem was not 'homophobia or sexism per se, but is the way society and people view women and gays,' the New York mayoral hopeful's chief strategist says.

September 14 2013 6:27 PM

Rising Republican star Ted Cruz says we do.

September 13 2013 8:30 PM

She 'immediately said no' to a Russian official who asked to perform, she says.

September 13 2013 1:35 PM

The executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force was among 105 women arrested for blocking traffic outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., today.

September 12 2013 1:30 PM

Four out of five boroughs have gay or lesbian members of the City Council.

September 11 2013 6:43 PM

The New York City Council speaker and protege of outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg came in third in the Democratic primary Tuesday night.

September 11 2013 12:09 PM