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 Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee has scheduled a vote on the antidiscrimination bill 14 days after the Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage.

July 02 2013 1:04 PM

During a recent interview on The David Pakman Show, the antigay activist and hate group leader was grasping at straws to support his disdain for marriage equality.

July 02 2013 11:55 AM

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today confirmed that Americans can now sponsor their foreign-born same-sex spouses for citizenship the same way Americans with opposite-sex spouses can.

July 01 2013 7:34 PM

A pro-Prop. 8 group called Alliance Defending Freedom is told to take a hike.

June 30 2013 3:27 PM

As same-sex couples marry in California, antigay activists plead to the Supreme Court to stop the nuptials.

June 29 2013 7:32 PM

Sen. Patrick Leahy announced that he will not seek a vote on his immigration amendment that would have allowed married gay and lesbian Americans to sponsor their foreign-born spouse for citizenship.

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