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.

President Obama's priorities are way out of line, says the former Arkansas governor.

June 10 2015 1:51 PM

'Marriage is not a human invention,' explained Nick Jensen, who said he would be 'forced' to divorce by marriage equality.

June 10 2015 6:59 AM

Eight of the nation's most powerful out leaders, including ambassadors and an envoy to the State Department, explain how proposed trade agreements will export our values of equality and tolerance.

June 09 2015 3:00 AM

Huckabee says his February 'joke' about boys pretending to be trans to get access to the girl's locker room is just a matter of 'common sense.'

June 08 2015 4:29 PM

In a Facebook rant, a Republican state senator claims his Arkansas town's long-standing Pride Parade is held on Sunday specifically to 'intimidate' Christians.

June 08 2015 5:56 AM

A deep look inside a recent Pew Research survey hints at a link between antigay attitudes and declining religiosity.

June 08 2015 4:01 AM

The possible GOP 2016 presidential candidate has a back-up plan ready in case the Supreme Court extends the freedom to marry nationwide this month.

June 07 2015 3:09 PM