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.

Even before the government completes its policy review, the vice president says transgender members of the military are qualified to serve openly.

October 04 2015 11:04 PM

Even "Hillary Clinton" concedes she was a little slow to come around on marriage equality.

October 04 2015 8:57 PM

While secretary of State, Hillary Clinton sent an email that had some LGBT activists concerned.

October 04 2015 6:58 PM

Hillary Clinton told LGBT activists she is "just getting warmed up" in her fight for equal rights.

October 04 2015 5:55 PM

Carly Fiorina once said Obergefell v. Hodges is the "law of the land" but now denies it.

October 04 2015 4:41 PM

The ex-governor's daugher is referencing an old email of Clinton's regarding gender-neutral terms.

October 02 2015 6:42 PM

Former congressman Barney Frank, blunt as ever, sees positives  and potential negatives with the abrupt departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner.

October 02 2015 4:15 AM

A single tweet from the senator's campaign reflects the biggest effort by any candidate to appeal to transgender voters and allies. 

October 01 2015 2:30 PM

A report says newly released emails show that Hillary Clinton opposed a State Department policy change that accommodated same-sex parents stationed overseas.

October 01 2015 9:11 AM