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.

The Uniting American Families Act was once again introduced in the House this session and will soon return in the Senate.

February 07 2013 6:17 PM

Amicus briefs filed by a coalition of religious groups contend that same-sex parents are unfit to raise children, citing outdated and scientifically inaccurate studies.

February 06 2013 4:48 PM

The gay Democratic activist will run for a House seat representing New York's Hudson Valley.

February 06 2013 1:34 PM

Rep. Nadler reintroduced the Uniting American Families Act.

February 05 2013 5:45 PM

The Senate will most likely vote on an LGBT-inclusive Violence Against Women Act this week.

February 05 2013 3:55 PM

Gay scouts, leaders, and their straight allies delivered a petition to the BSA's board urging the group to change its antigay policy.

February 05 2013 12:07 PM

Los Angeles's demographics will make it very hard for Kevin James.

February 04 2013 2:47 PM