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.

Gay couples will no longer have to say, 'Not tonight, dear, it's a felony,' one activist quips.

April 19 2013 2:10 PM

The repeal would come 10 years after the law was declared unconstitutional. Several other states still have sodomy laws on the books as well.

April 17 2013 6:51 PM

Among other things, Horacio Cartes said he would shoot himself in the genitals if his son wanted to marry a man.

April 17 2013 6:21 PM

Gay runners, volunteers, and first responders react to the scene in Boston.

April 16 2013 2:53 PM

Former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank praises government's reaction to the Boston Marathon bombing and segues into talk about government funding.

April 16 2013 1:30 PM