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.

A group of labor and political activists are targeting New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for not being favorable enough to issues on the left.

April 09 2013 4:10 PM

Rep. Broun, a medical doctor, talks about gender transition surgery during an economic talk at a local town hall meeting.

April 09 2013 3:36 PM

The conservative Republican from Utah thinks civil unions are a good way to prevent marriage equality.

April 08 2013 2:09 PM

The original author of the antigay screed posted by Dave Agema has reportedly drawn on the work of a hard-core racist and anti-Semite.

April 05 2013 6:49 PM

The daughter of Ronald and Nancy Reagan says that the former president would support marriage equality if he were alive today.

April 04 2013 3:53 PM