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.

Olbermann mocked Putin and the IOC before highlighting frightening similarities between attitudes surrounding the upcoming Winter Games and the 1936 Olympics in Berlin during his show on ESPN.

September 10 2013 1:20 PM

Elena Kostyuchenko is gathering information on closeted Russian lawmakers, with the intent to publish the information if those deputies vote for a proposed law that would remove children from the homes of gay and lesbian parents.

September 09 2013 12:57 PM

The out candidate for New York City mayor makes a case for LGBT votes.

September 09 2013 7:00 AM

President Obama met with representatives of LGBT and other human rights groups in Russia today, as protests of the nation's antigay laws continued.

September 06 2013 1:31 PM

The nation's seventh-largest city now protects LGBT people from discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing.

September 05 2013 6:57 PM

The G20 summit hosted in St. Petersburg, Russia today and tomorrow will become a platform for discussing Russia's so-called "gay propaganda" law.

September 05 2013 8:30 AM

Conservative groups in the United States have signed an international petition that supports Russia's 'gay propaganda' law.

September 03 2013 7:35 PM