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.

The MSNBC host showed why the Republican political event of the weekend 'had a significantly different vibe' from a Democratic gathering she hosted.

November 10 2015 6:54 AM

Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin is poised to change all marriage licenses in Kentucky, so antigay clerks like Kim Davis don't have to sign same-sex marriage licenses. 

November 09 2015 5:41 PM

Even gay, fictional characters are enough to anger this noted homophobic Colorado pastor.

November 09 2015 2:17 PM

The AIDS Memorial Quilt brought the names of those lost out of the shadows and into the public conscience. It's time for a similar naming of victims of gun violence, says this strategist.

November 09 2015 12:49 PM

The Democratic frontrunner addressed members of South Carolina Equality Saturday night and laid our her plan for improving the lives of LGBT people.

November 09 2015 9:11 AM

It's time to ask Hillary Clinton whether she's prepared to veto anti-LGBT legislation outright, or if she'd consider 'defensive action,' like she contends DOMA and DADT were for her husband.

November 09 2015 7:30 AM