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.

Five-hundred people packed Tuesday's city council meeting.

February 27 2013 2:10 PM

Did Larry Craig improperly use $216,000 of campaign cash for his legal defense?

February 26 2013 2:44 PM

Brian Brown to receive honorary degree from an organization with unclear scholastic ties.

February 26 2013 1:58 PM

Dozens of prominent Republicans including Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, Christine Todd Whitman, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen support marriage equality.

February 26 2013 11:47 AM

The Louisiana governor speaks on Sunday's Meet the Press.

February 25 2013 12:21 PM