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.

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley's bill may get a markup this July.

May 28 2013 1:55 PM

Democrats not only missed an opportunity to help on immigration reform, they missed the point, argues Kerry Eleveld.

May 28 2013 6:00 AM

Dan Brotman, an American living in South Africa because he cannot sponsor his partner for U.S. citizenship, has a few choice words for President Obama.

May 26 2013 2:50 PM

E.W. Jackson's Twitter account confirms the Lt. Gov. hopeful's long legacy of antigay, Islamophobic extremism.

May 25 2013 12:35 PM

A court agreed with Kiev city officials' concerns about security and canceled what would have been the nation's first pride march.

May 24 2013 7:32 PM

The bill now moves to the governor for his promised signature.

May 24 2013 6:19 PM

Chai Feldblum is the first out LGBT person to serve on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

May 24 2013 2:52 PM