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.

Will Christine Quinn make history as The Big Apple's first openly gay and first female mayor?

March 10 2013 5:28 PM

Nearly a million people in the U.S. are LGBT immigrants.

March 10 2013 2:15 PM

A blog post alleged that a county councilwoman left her husband to be in an adulterous relationship with another woman, but she set the record straight, so to speak.

March 09 2013 9:54 AM

The California Democrat took to Twitter's video service, Vine, to document the first bill he submitted as the first LGBT person of color in Congress.

March 07 2013 7:03 PM

A new bill gives students learning to become counselors the ability to object to helping LGBT patients on religious grounds.

March 07 2013 3:44 PM