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.

When it comes to giving gifts to children in need, the president knows there's no need for strict gender roles.

December 24 2014 1:46 PM

While their views have less mainstream support than ever, the tinfoil hat types are still blaming us for tornadoes, disease, sexual assault, and well, pretty much everything bad.

December 23 2014 7:00 AM

The next Defense secretary will likely have to carry the mantle of fully integrating all LGBT people into the military. Is Ash Carter game to do it?

December 23 2014 4:00 AM

Less than two weeks after Fayetteville, Ark., voters repealed a nondiscrimination ordinance, San Antonio's Republicans are hoping to do the same thing.

December 22 2014 3:00 PM

Antigay officials have one final weapon in their arsenal to stop marriage: the threat of jail time.

December 22 2014 7:00 AM

This dynamic group helped make this year smarter.

December 22 2014 5:00 AM