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.

See the four people who could change history this week. The Advocate's Kerry Eleveld will be in the courtroom on Tuesday and Wednesday to share what happens.

March 25 2013 3:02 PM

The organization announced it is formally dropping the 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' from its name and will be known henceforth simply as GLAAD, the LGBT Media Advocacy Organization.

March 24 2013 3:37 PM

A new study aims to show whether conservatives or liberals have better gaydar.

March 22 2013 6:40 PM

The Anti-Defamation League hypothesizes what the world would be like without hate.

March 22 2013 12:26 PM

A challenger to the New Jersey governor attacked his indecision on whether to sign a ban on "conversion therapy."

March 21 2013 3:08 PM

An additional 38 Congress members now support an executive order to bar federal contractors from discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.

March 20 2013 3:24 PM