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.

The Obama administration has significantly improved life for LGBT Americans — but the next president could undo a lot of it.

April 15 2015 4:30 AM

Democrats Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown delivered impassioned speeches on the Senate floor.

April 14 2015 6:31 PM

The state hires a prominent PR firm to help rebuild its image, while a poll finds most residents don't approve of faith-based antigay discrimination.

April 14 2015 3:37 PM

Rubio is the latest Republican presidential candidate to announce his bid, but he's already racked up an extensive antigay record.

April 13 2015 5:49 PM

It's not clear, however, exactly what the presidential aspirant means by this.

April 13 2015 3:57 PM

In a GOP field already crowded with right-wing candidates seeking the 2016 presidential nomination, some position Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as a moderate — but he's not when it comes to LGBT equality.

April 13 2015 3:23 PM Updated