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 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

President Barack Obama will meet with several human rights and pro-LGBT organizations during the G-20 summit this week.

September 03 2013 1:15 PM

'If you were gay, why would you not just come out?' Chris Hayes says to Cory Booker.

August 30 2013 4:06 PM

Cheney takes the position even though she has a lesbian sister, and a father, the former vice president, who supports marriage equality.

August 30 2013 3:20 PM

Pennsylvania's first openly gay elected official on being an out athlete, Russia's antigay Winter Olympics, and serving the Northeast's lone marriage equality holdout.

August 30 2013 7:00 AM

The state capital passed an LGBT-inclusive 'fairness ordinance' by a vote of 3-2 this morning.

August 29 2013 5:52 PM