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.

Whether immigration reform is inclusive of same-sex couples could rest on two Democrats from the Gang of Eight.

May 01 2013 12:32 PM Updated

Rep. Paul Ryan, at a town hall meeting Monday, said he would not vote against gay couples' right to adopt children.

6:52 PM

The Republican was censured by his party by a 7-6 vote.

5:58 PM

Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the documents that became known as "The Pentagon Papers" in 1971, will speak at a San Francisco rally in support of WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning.

April 29 2013 7:46 PM

Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron will step down from the conservative gay group they founded four years ago.

April 26 2013 4:24 PM