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.

Nikolai Alexeyev responded to a government investigation charging that he insulted two Russian lawmakers on Twitter over their support of Russia's anti-LGBT laws.

August 15 2013 2:59 PM

The out authors and activists railed against Russia's anti-LGBT laws on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes.

August 15 2013 1:23 PM

"If you want to boycott Olympic games in Russia… you want to boycott me," said Anton Krasovsky.

August 15 2013 12:20 PM

One more attempt to stop gay and lesbians from marrying in California.

August 14 2013 7:19 PM

Sen. Chuck Schumer believes the Sochi Games provide an excellent opportunity for countries to show support of LGBT people.

August 13 2013 6:51 PM

Under Canadian law, claims from LGBT asylum-seekers will be treated in the same manner as those from other persecuted minority groups.

August 13 2013 3:53 PM