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 first Republican senator to endorse marriage equality notes that his position put him 'at odds' with his party.

June 18 2014 1:38 PM

Antigay congressman Schock did not appear on a box of cereal made by a company that has been increasingly supportive of its LGBT workers.

June 18 2014 1:13 PM

Wren Kauffman, a 12-year-old trans boy, is at the center of a historic decision after filing a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission.

June 17 2014 7:12 PM

Today marks the first time two out federal judges were confirmed on the same day, and the action makes history in other ways too,

June 17 2014 6:46 PM

As we celebrate the president's announcement of a nondiscrimination order, let's be realistic too.

June 17 2014 3:46 PM

CNBC's Joe Kernen confronted Rick Perry about his comparison between homosexuality and alcoholism, but the Texas governor still stands by his beliefs.

June 17 2014 3:14 PM

Orrin Hatch says a presidential executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination should let religiously affiliated employers opt out.

June 17 2014 2:59 PM