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 Barney Frank 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 man whose case led to a landmark EEOC ruling is pursuing his claim in federal court.

October 19 2015 9:55 PM

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski's cosponsorship of a bill to protect marriage equality opponents from discrimination penalities is 'an attack on our families,' Chad Griffin says.

October 19 2015 4:46 PM

The Republican presidential candidate has clarified his comments about workplace discrimination that were roundly criticized as saying gays should stay in the closet. 

October 19 2015 4:30 PM

Mike Huckabee forgets all of his past antigay rhetoric in a new interview with CNBC.

October 19 2015 3:07 PM

The organization known as Freedom for All Americans is working to create the next generation of LGBT leaders.

October 19 2015 2:01 PM

The Democrat also revealed how her evolution on LGBT rights was influenced by "personal relationships" at a recent town hall meeting.

October 18 2015 2:02 PM

The vandalism included antigay slurs written on a poster.

October 18 2015 1:22 PM

The former Secretary of State stated it was a 'good move' to create changes that will support and respect transgender passengers.

October 17 2015 3:05 PM

The pharmaceutical CEO, who recently hiked the cost of an AIDS drug, had hoped to parlay his contribution into a private meeting with the presidential candidate.

October 16 2015 3:51 PM

The attorney for the disgraced former speaker of the House confirms a deal to avoid a trial that would almost certainly include allegations he had a gay relationship with a student he coached.

October 16 2015 4:20 AM