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.

Hobby Lobby and other companies don't want to cover contraceptives for employees — could a ruling in their favor mean denial of benefits needed by LGBT workers?

March 25 2014 9:31 PM

The bill would allow all Tennesee students to cite their religious beliefs in homework, at school functions, or in the classroom 'free from discrimination.'

March 25 2014 4:15 PM

Providence Democrat Gordon Fox, the openly gay speaker of the State House, resigned his post Saturday after the FBI raided his home and office.

March 24 2014 3:50 PM

The vice president was outraged by ENDA's stall in Congress, Uganda's jail-the-gays law, Russia's propaganda law, and even railed against corrective rape of lesbians in Africa.

March 23 2014 1:41 AM