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.

The Democratic Party of Virginia has released a series of sexually suggestive campaign posters targeting Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli's fight to outlaw oral and anal sex.

October 23 2013 1:34 PM

'I cannot tolerate a political party that demeans Texans based on their sexual orientation, the color of their skin, or their economic status,' says Carlo Key.

October 22 2013 7:43 PM

Todd Kincannon made several remarks about transgender women on Twitter.

October 17 2013 5:48 PM

Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the next U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

October 17 2013 1:56 PM

Local police say they can't investigate the letter as a hate crime

October 16 2013 5:21 PM