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.

Ted Cruz, as well as several media outlets, have been misrepresenting the record of the GOP presidential candidate.

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Donald Trump attacked his fellow presidential hopeful's track record in an interview with ABC’s This Week.

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But the bill is 'not perfect in its current form,' says Dold, who implies he may want broader religious exemptions.

January 15 2016 7:45 PM

The president sat down for a chat with three top creators from the website where anyone can be an internet star, especially if you're a cat.

January 15 2016 2:43 PM

The defiant Kentucky clerk also maintained that her opposition to same-sex marriage 'was never a gay or lesbian issue.' 

January 15 2016 2:32 PM

The presidential hopeful stopped by the MSNBC studios for a special interview with the popular political talk show host.

January 15 2016 2:19 PM

Rep. Scott Garrett of New Jersey, the banker of the Republican party, could find himself out of a job because of his archaic views on sexuality.

January 15 2016 10:32 AM