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.

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

April 26 2013 4:24 PM

Legislators reintroduced the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in Congress today, but it wasn't soon enough for elementary school principal Tom Klasnic.

April 25 2013 2:05 PM

Former Rep. Jim Kolbe says he wants Congress to include citizen sponsorship rights for same-sex couples -- like him and his partner -- in an immigration reform bill.

April 23 2013 3:37 PM

The 42nd president laments DOMA, and then is heckled for it, before receiving the Advocate for Change Award from daughter Chelsea.

April 21 2013 1:40 PM

A proposed new ordinance designed to protect the LGBT community in Pocatello, Idaho from discrimination in housing, accommodations, and employment was rejected by the City Council on April 18.

April 20 2013 3:16 PM