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.

That weird delay to the start of the debate wasn't the only uncomfortable moment.

October 16 2014 1:47 PM

The activism of Frank Kameny is brought to vivid life by a new book of his forthright, forward-thinking letters, proving the pen is indeed mightier than the sword.

October 15 2014 6:02 AM

LGBT service members were on the front lines of the battle for same-sex marriage. Let's not forget them in the fight going forward.

October 15 2014 6:00 AM

The request followed a statement by Alaska's governor, who vowed to defend the marriage ban.

October 14 2014 7:39 PM

We must fight for fully inclusive hate-crimes laws in Pennsylvania and beyond, says Rep. Brian Sims.

October 13 2014 5:00 AM

A former staffer says congressional candidate Carl DeMaio sexually harassed him; DeMaio denies doing so and says the accuser is a plagiarist and a burglar.

October 11 2014 2:35 PM