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.

In the coming months, the California legislature will consider bills that take into account the changing state of modern families.

August 05 2014 5:15 PM

The ambassador announced his marriage, with a ceremony taking place in Austria, where it's illegal.

August 04 2014 11:55 AM

The fight for ENDA might end up looking familiar to those who lived through the Clinton administration.

August 04 2014 4:30 AM

After activists staged a seven-hour sit-in at the offices of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, the lawmakers issued a statement in support of LGBT-specific immigration reform.

August 01 2014 6:30 PM Updated

Members of several LGBT groups struck a deal with the LGBT Equality Caucus following a seven-hour sit-in demanding that LGBT-specific issues get consideration in immigration reform.

August 01 2014 3:21 PM Updated

The Messengers: Is Washington media finally ready to listen to Nate Silver? Odds are it should.

August 01 2014 11:10 AM