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.

An article spoofing USA Today had said LGBT Americans would be formally recognized.

July 06 2015 7:19 PM

Marriage equality sanctifies 'deviant behavior' and is the work of the devil, says Sen. Lee Bright.

July 06 2015 3:17 PM

Clinton gave the crying gay boy in a viral photo important advice useful for all LGBT youth.

July 06 2015 2:29 PM

The antigay GOP presidential candidate babbled his way through an interview question Sunday when challenged about whether same-sex couples can raise happy, healthy kids.

July 06 2015 1:35 PM

An exhibition of Nazi persecution of homosexuals goes on display in NYC.

July 06 2015 5:00 AM

The antigay National Organization for Marriage held much sway over the 2012 election. Fred Karger, an out GOP presidential candidate from that year, wonders if NOM will exert the same influence in 2016.

July 06 2015 3:30 AM

The antigay Republican presidential hopeful claims marriage equality has redefined love itself, making it more selfish and destructive.

July 05 2015 3:33 PM