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.

Gays are responsible for genocide and treason, says speaker.

May 11 2012 5:20 PM

Paul Babeu says he will instead run for sheriff again.

May 11 2012 2:08 PM

Congressman Allen West says LGBT people don’t face discrimination.

May 11 2012 1:20 PM

The Washington Post reports that Romney bullied students who were perceived as being gay.

May 10 2012 2:48 PM

Republicans wasted no time reacting to the president's pro-marriage stance with new legislation.

May 10 2012 12:16 PM

For the first time, federal workers are going to be asked two important things: if they're lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and if they're happy with their jobs. 

May 09 2012 2:54 PM

Yesterday the San Diego City Council unanimously voted to name a street after LGBT civil rights pioneer Harvey Milk, becoming the first city in the country to do so.

May 09 2012 12:07 PM