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.

Rob Portman explained his views on immigration equality and the Employment Non-Discrimination Act at an event Monday night.

May 07 2013 1:50 PM

A new law aims to change the 30 state laws that make it difficult for prospective gay parents to adopt, but Newt Gingrich believes these sort of laws will only invite more anti-religious provisions.

May 07 2013 12:24 PM

The Texas governor didn't exactly score a home run when it came to arguing his point.

May 06 2013 12:12 PM

House of Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans says the accusations are 'completely false.'

May 05 2013 6:20 PM

At the Equality Forum in Philadelphia, she emphasized the work she and others are doing to improve conditions for LGBT people in the nation.

May 05 2013 12:40 PM

"On this issue this president has fallen far short," a staffer for the Human Rights Campaign says.

May 04 2013 1:21 PM

Obama would like to see the bill include a provision for same-sex partners, but lack of it will not be a deal-breaker, he said Friday.

May 04 2013 1:01 PM

Shortly after he gave an interview revealing plans to marry his partner, Thierry Speitel received bullets in the mail.

May 03 2013 12:30 PM

Iceland's Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir leaves office after breaking a path for other LGBT politicians and making efforts to improve her nation's economy.

May 03 2013 7:00 AM