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 Brian Sims 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.

Democratic candidate Jim Kenney says Margie Winters, fired by a Catholic school for being in a same-sex marriage, should get her job back.

July 10 2015 4:29 PM

Indiana is still reeling from bad publicity over the state's "religious freedom" debacle.

July 10 2015 9:04 AM

LGBT advocates wait to see if any same-sex couple will come forward to challenge the U.S. territory's legal foot-dragging.

July 10 2015 7:43 AM

Now that the Supreme Court has established marriage equality nationwide, Marco Rubio does not support a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

July 09 2015 4:32 PM

The poll shows so many Americans support marriage equality that a conservative may not be able to win on the issue.

July 08 2015 10:03 PM

Obama is not caving to angry Kenyan protesters and a homophobic president, who want him to keep his mouth shut about gay rights on a forthcoming visit.

July 08 2015 7:12 PM

The 'born-again' former president sides with the Supreme Court in not requiring churches to perform same sex marriages.

July 08 2015 2:59 PM