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 retail giant has thrown its funds behind both of the governors associations for Republicans and Democrats, and that's raised hackles of some.

July 25 2013 7:38 PM Updated

A federal appeals court ruled to not deport a gay Filipino immigrant, who may face persecution if returned to his native country.

July 25 2013 4:53 PM

The SPI Group, which owns Stolichnaya Vodka, responds to a recent boycott promoted by Dan Savage and other LGBT activists.

July 25 2013 3:40 PM

Lilli Vincenz, who recorded many of the significant events of the LGBT rights movement, donated her papers to the nation's oldest cultural institution.

July 25 2013 12:42 PM

Randy Thomas, formerly of Exodus International, issued a public apology for the damage he caused many people over the years he supported the ex-gay movement.

6:54 PM

The republican senator from Texas says supporters of LGBT equality will soon attempt to charge Christian pastors with hate speech for preaching from the Bible.

5:07 PM

On Tuesday, Michelle Nunn announced she will run for U.S. Senate in the 2014, and outlined her stance on marriage equality.

11:54 AM

In Russia, it gets worse for LGBT people — even those just visiting the country.

July 22 2013 3:39 PM

The infamously cantankerous senior-most justice on the Supreme Court offered his unfiltered opinion to a collection of lawyers in Aspen, Colo. this weekend.

July 22 2013 12:39 PM