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.

A man is harassed on the streets for looking feminine.

November 17 2014 7:27 PM

The MSNBC host had a book to recommend to her viewers this week.

November 15 2014 12:02 PM

I was waiting for so much doom and gloom after 2012, but all I got was a lousy Prius (and I still can't speak much Arabic).

November 14 2014 7:01 AM

The fight for LGBT employment and housing nondiscrimination protections in Michigan just got dirty.

November 12 2014 7:32 PM

The antigay group says it will let voters know Portman wants to 'redefine marriage' because of his gay son.

November 12 2014 6:40 PM

Jonathan Blake was one of the members of the group Lesbians and Gays Support Miners, and its story inspired the wonderful movie Pride by Matthew Warchus.

November 12 2014 8:04 AM

LGBT voters of all races, genders, and economic levels are meeting more roadblocks to vote than anyone would have imagined in 2014.

November 12 2014 5:00 AM