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 whole situation may turn young people off of faith, says the Ohio governor.

September 08 2015 8:50 PM

Phillipe Cunningham was told he could never get into politics. Now, he's the right-hand man for one of the most powerful women in Minnesota.

September 08 2015 6:00 AM

An unlikely constituency is funding the fight for LGBT rights, using the marriage equality road map.

September 08 2015 5:00 AM

The star of I Am Cait is asked about how she reconciles being a Republican.

September 05 2015 1:04 PM

A county's clerk's job requirements are pretty simple — and don't involve judging every person who walks through the door.

September 05 2015 7:00 AM

Donald Trump leads polls in the race for president, but he was among the last to respond to news about Kim Davis.

September 04 2015 1:29 PM

The Kentucky clerk is becoming the symbol of religious freedom that Republicans had been looking for.

September 03 2015 8:59 PM