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.

It's time to kick things up a notch.

December 30 2014 10:00 AM

The firefighters objected to the parade assignment on religious grounds, but the state Supreme Court said they were required simply to perform a duty, not endorse the parade.

December 29 2014 8:41 PM

The LGBT movement and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement have more commonalities than some would like to think.

December 26 2014 1:00 PM

When it comes to giving gifts to children in need, the president knows there's no need for strict gender roles.

December 24 2014 1:46 PM

While their views have less mainstream support than ever, the tinfoil hat types are still blaming us for tornadoes, disease, sexual assault, and well, pretty much everything bad.

December 23 2014 7:00 AM

The next Defense secretary will likely have to carry the mantle of fully integrating all LGBT people into the military. Is Ash Carter game to do it?

December 23 2014 4:00 AM