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 most prestigious publication in the nation says it's with her.

1:44 PM

She was actually speaking against a federal marriage ban during a 2004 speech on the Senate floor.

1:22 PM

Rep. Bobby Kaufmann, who has initiated an investigation into an LGBT youth conference, took offense at the suggestion that he and another male lawmaker are lovers.

9:00 AM

In a new video for the Human Rights Campaign, the Florida Republican urges parents to accept their transgender children. 

January 29 2016 4:22 PM

Activists applauded the filing, which appears to indicate the Justice Department already considers antigay discrimination to be illegal under existing federal law.

January 29 2016 4:20 PM

It turns out Chris Wallace was right about the New Jersey governor's previous comments. But what was Christie trying to say last night?

January 29 2016 2:51 PM