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 New Jersey governor sat down with CBS for a wide-ranging interview ahead of an expected 2016 presidential bid.

September 30 2013 11:35 AM

A new poll from Bloomberg confirms the ongoing trend that people under 30 overwhelmingly support marriage equality, while a majority of Republicans oppose it.

September 29 2013 6:30 AM

Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov called the British actor an agent of evil for his outspoken LGBT activism.

September 27 2013 5:12 PM

President Yahya Jammeh said gays and lesbians were 'more deadly than all natural disasters put together' in a United Nations address.

September 27 2013 12:14 PM

Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe took his Republican opponent to task over Cuccinelli's antigay, antiwomen agenda at a gubernatorial debate Wednesday.

5:24 PM

The International Olympic Committee said it doesn't have the authority to interfere with the laws of the nation hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.

2:35 PM