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.

On The Daily Show Tuesday, Jon Stewart hilariously let viewers know that a few recently announced Republican presidential candidates have no chance of winning.

May 06 2015 3:43 PM

More than 60 percent are just fine with the idea of a gay person running for president.

May 06 2015 3:36 PM

A bill that would allow Lone Star State clergy to refuse to marry same-sex couples gave fiery pastors an opportunity to preach in the state house against marriage equality.

May 05 2015 2:58 PM

The former Arkansas governor and founder of 'Chick Fil-A Appreciation Day' enters the already-crowded GOP field for 2016 presidential candidates.

May 05 2015 1:08 PM Updated

With the entry of Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson into the race for the White House, it seems the GOP candidates will have to out-antigay one another to secure the nomination.

May 04 2015 5:56 PM

Guy Benson, who also works for the conservative website Townhall.com, comes out in a new book and in an interview with BuzzFeed.

May 04 2015 4:03 PM

After hosting an event for right-wing presidential candidate Ted Cruz, the hotel owners do the opposite of damage control.

May 04 2015 12:47 PM