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.

Hillary Clinton responded via Twitter to Rand Paul's statement that LGBT workers should stay in the closet instead of having employment protections. 

October 15 2015 8:40 AM

Leave your identity at home and don't bring it into the workplace, says the Republican presidential hopeful.

October 14 2015 9:22 PM

The Republican presidential candidate also blasts military service by transgender people.

October 14 2015 6:12 PM

The victim told police his attacker threatened to kill him, saying, “Die dirty faggy." 

October 14 2015 4:54 PM

The candidates received all the attention Tuesday night, but critics say the real star of CNN's Democratic presidential debate was the out moderator.

October 14 2015 3:41 PM

Who came out on top?

October 14 2015 4:45 AM

Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate highlighted contrasts with the GOP more than anything else.

October 14 2015 12:56 AM

The Republican presidential candidate wants to reverse this year's marriage equality ruling.

October 13 2015 2:42 PM

Rep. Eric Schleien wants LGBT youth in New Hampshire to know they were 'born this way,' and no so-called therapist should try to change them. 

October 13 2015 2:30 PM