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.

Conservative leaders tended to dodge LGBT issues at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, though a few extremists managed to make some noise.

March 03 2015 4:09 PM

Fox, once a rising star in Rhode Island politics, will be sentenced June 11.

March 03 2015 3:56 PM

John Duran (right) admits he hired a man (left) he met on the hook-up app, but that's a small part of a larger controversy.

March 03 2015 3:05 PM

The new executive action protecting some immigrants from deportation does little for LGBTs.

March 03 2015 4:00 AM

Meet America's First Gay Ambassador to Vietnam

March 02 2015 5:00 AM