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.

Although no one brought up LGBTQ issues except in terms of Russian oppression or a passing reference to the massacre at Pulse, Hillary Clinton's running mate held his own against Mike Pence.

October 04 2016 11:26 PM

Gov. Mike Pence's horrid record on LGBT rights didn't come up in the first hour of the debate but here's what he did say.

October 04 2016 10:16 PM

The Human Rights Campaign unveiled a billboard and a YouTube video that makes the case that Donald Trump's running mate is not only bad for Indiana but bad for America when it comes to LGBT issues.

October 04 2016 8:39 PM

Tim Kaine and Mike Pence will bring their very divergent views on LGBT rights and more to tonight's debate. Live-stream it here.

October 04 2016 5:31 PM

"We're going to get away from political correctness," said the Republican nominee regarding transgender people serving in the military.

October 04 2016 4:00 PM

Trump's manner of speaking about women is spreading like an infection.

October 04 2016 1:49 PM

He may not be as crass and bombastic as Donald Trump, but Mike Pence is nearly as frightening. Here's how Hillary's running mate, Tim Kaine, can remind fair-minded voters of that.

October 04 2016 6:42 AM