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.

John C. Eastman, the chairman of the National Organization for Marriage, said the IRS's alleged leak of tax records to the Human Rights Campaign hurt NOM's efforts.

June 05 2013 3:02 PM

A lesbian activist clashed with first lady Michelle Obama at a DNC fund-raiser Tuesday.

June 05 2013 12:02 PM

Antigay leaders from Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, Liberty Counsel, and Mission America picketed the Washington, D.C., office of the Human Rights Campaign to protest LGBT Pride Month.

June 04 2013 5:03 PM

Young Republicans don't mince words in a new 95-page report declaring that young people see the GOP as antigay, 'old,' and 'racist.'

June 03 2013 7:51 PM

The New Jersey Democrat had a long history of supporting LGBT equality in myriad ways.

June 03 2013 2:19 PM

The two appeared at an LGBT-focused Democratic fund-raiser this week.

May 31 2013 7:29 PM

The state Senate has approved legislation that would make the organization ineligible for nonprofit tax breaks if it continues to bar gay adults from serving as scout leaders.

May 30 2013 7:01 PM