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.

LegalizeLove.com is attempting to give away 100,000 pro-Obama bumper stickers.

July 19 2012 7:05 PM

The White House will honor six individuals and organizations working to improve the lives of LGBT people at a “Champions of Change” event to be streamed live Thursday morning.

July 19 2012 10:19 AM

A group representing gay conservatives charged that a new partnership between the It Gets Better cofounder and the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund called the latter’s bipartisan mission into question.

July 18 2012 7:13 PM

A new campaign launches based on Romney's inconsistent LGBT rights record.

July 18 2012 3:17 PM

Dan Savage and his It Gets Better documentary team will train their lens on the openly LGBT politicians driven to run for elected office, with some help from the Victory Fund.

July 18 2012 11:25 AM

Rating the pro-gay (but mostly antigay) records of Mitt Romney's VP short list.

July 17 2012 4:00 AM