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.

Christa Dias is fighting back with a lawsuit after a Roman Catholic archdiocese fired her, claiming her pregnancy was an immoral violation of her contract.

5:26 PM

John Hawkins believes Republicans should withhold their business from any artist who supports liberal causes such as marriage equality.

3:57 PM

Undercover reporters discovered the Oregon business that refused to work with a lesbian couple had no problem making cakes for divorce parties and stem cell research celebrations.

2:45 PM

Gov. Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla signed into law an employment nondiscrimination act protecting LGBT Puerto Ricans.

May 29 2013 2:56 PM

The rabidly antigay congressman told fellow homophobes Tony Perkins and Texas governor Rick Perry that 17-year-old gay Boy Scouts are simply lying in wait to pounce on younger scouts.

May 29 2013 1:39 PM

The four-term congresswoman from Minnesota announced Tuesday that she will not seek a fifth term.

May 29 2013 11:42 AM

American Family Association pundit Bryan Fischer hypothesizes the alliance between LGBT activists and the Mormon Church.

May 28 2013 2:07 PM