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.

Rubio doesn't like equality for gays and lesbians — he's just having trouble articulating how much.

April 22 2015 5:00 AM

Does being gay — or part of any minority — make you more empathetic to environmental concerns? This writer thinks so.

April 22 2015 4:00 AM

Some cities are defying the state's ban on LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination laws.

April 21 2015 7:08 PM

Scott Walker and Marco Rubio are walking a fine line on the issue, while some other Republican presidential hopefuls say they wouldn't attend such an event.

April 20 2015 3:30 PM