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.

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

As tonight's Democratic presidential debate draws near, we want to know how you're feeling about Hillary, Bernie, Martin, Lincoln, and Jim.

October 13 2015 5:45 AM

Opponents of the nondiscrimination ordinance are urging Houstonians to vote against by warning about a type of attack that hasn't happened.

October 12 2015 7:06 PM

When the new Daily Show host put the out MSNBC anchor on the spot, she grudgingly admitted which Republican candidate she'd vote for if she had no other choice. 

October 12 2015 2:20 PM

Clinton may not yet have an answer for how to stop the killings of trans women of color, but she's eager to listen to activists working within the community to find a way, said those in the private meeting. 

October 10 2015 1:49 PM

The out MSNBC anchor tries to make sense of the 'total Republican mess' that's consuming Capitol Hill right now. 

October 09 2015 5:52 PM

The Log Cabin Republicans tout the powers of a handful of politicians in a new video.

October 09 2015 3:20 PM

The retired neurosurgeon remains unmoved by scientific data that disproves his antigay assessments. 

October 08 2015 8:15 PM

A surprising announcement on Capitol Hill has led to a postponement of today's scheduled vote.

October 08 2015 12:50 PM

Don't let that mug fool you — this Pennsylvania legislator is primed for battle against the Paul Ryans and Kim Davises of the world.

October 08 2015 7:30 AM