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.

Twitter analysts find that is the subject that 'most engages' Minnesotans.

November 02 2012 8:20 PM

The ad seeks to connect Obama with Hugo Chavez, Che Guevara, and Mariela Castro — who is a prominent LGBT ally in Cuba.

November 02 2012 5:45 PM

In a new video, the entertainer says that's one of the reasons Obama deserves to be reelected.

November 02 2012 3:20 PM

A Harris Interactive poll for Logo TV finds that 72% of likely LGBT voters favor Obama, up from 65% two months ago.

November 02 2012 1:39 PM

Nine LGBT candidates in six races promise to make Election Day a nail-biter on the local level.

November 02 2012 8:00 AM

Democrat and out gay father Jared Polis easily won his bid for a third term representing Colorado's second congressional district.

November 02 2012 7:10 AM Updated

The fate of Republican senators who voted for marriage equality could send a signal to lawmakers in other states, but how strong a sign depends on the outcome of the races this Tuesday.

November 02 2012 6:00 AM

What do all those people who are staying home on Election Day think about marriage equality?

November 01 2012 6:15 PM