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.

More and more Republicans are favoring marriage equality, according to this newest voter poll.

June 25 2015 2:39 PM

The co-directors of GetEQUAL take umbrage with Jeff Merkley's plan to end LGBT discrimination in housing and employment.

June 25 2015 2:00 PM

As the anniversary of Stonewall is upon us, we take a look at other uprisings, riots, and protests that forever changed LGBT history.

June 25 2015 4:00 AM

The former Texas Republican Party chair took interviewer David Shuster aback with her remark.

June 24 2015 11:39 PM

The Louisiana governor is one more far-right, antigay candidate in the field.

June 24 2015 9:17 PM

A White House reception for Pride was interrupted by an undocumented transgender woman, claiming there can be no pride with trans immigrants facing daily abuse in detention centers.

June 24 2015 6:18 PM