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.

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

Julian Bond, the chairman emeritus of the NAACP, says the lack of government protections for LGBT people is simply unconscionable.

July 08 2015 3:00 AM

An order Gov. Sam Brownback issued today likely means that service providers such as adoption agencies and homeless shelters could discriminate against same-sex couples and still receive state contracts.

July 07 2015 6:58 PM

'If you have the right to consensual sexual activity ... then it opens the door to a variety of different things,' says the right-wing presidential hopeful.

July 07 2015 6:08 PM