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.

This year's legislative session was marked by lawmakers' attempts at discrimination, but none of these bills became law.

March 18 2015 6:34 PM

With marriage equality resolution approaching, let's turn our eyes to how public attitudes fueling antitrans 'bathroom bills' have serious implications for all LGBT people.

March 18 2015 7:00 AM

Religious exemption laws and the dismissive attitude toward federal law are setting up seriously scary precedents.

March 18 2015 5:00 AM

Thomas Roberts joined other NBCUniversal employees celebrating the day by marching in the parade as proud LGBTs and allies.

March 18 2015 2:00 AM

The bill, which could result in businesses turning away LGBT customers without facing legal consequences, cleared a House committee yesterday.

March 17 2015 3:50 PM

After growing scrutiny surrounding the Illinois congressman's use of funds, the 33-year-old Republican has resigned.

March 17 2015 3:39 PM