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The former Soviet country has repealed its 'gay propaganda' law in an effort to gain admission into the European Union.

October 14 2013 2:26 PM

Appearing at the Values Voter Summit, conservative columnist Star Parker also claimed gays are 'bringing hostility into the public square.'

October 13 2013 4:00 AM

The melee resulted in 67 people from both sides being detained by police.

October 12 2013 1:03 PM

Some have even had to turn over photos or videos of sexual activity, according to a parliamentary committee.

October 11 2013 1:38 PM

The out MSNBC anchor contends that 'a virulently antigay Russia' was 'made in America.'

October 11 2013 11:52 AM

The latest fund-raising email from Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli's gubernatorial campaign trots out the politician's wife to employ some standard right-wing scare tactics.

October 10 2013 3:19 PM