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.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin (pictured above, left) loves Kim Davis, hates Medicaid expansion and is against abortion.

November 03 2015 8:49 AM

DeAnne Cuellar of Equality Texas on the fight for HERO.

November 03 2015 5:45 AM

The new head of the nonprofit that works to elect LGBT candidates talks about her priorities for 2016 and why she doesn't give a fig about Paul Ryan.

November 03 2015 4:00 AM

Carson should make clear that the supportive policies he apparently endorsed as a board member at Costco and Kellogg won't translate to public policy, says Perkins.

4:35 PM

Before marriage equality, many same-sex partners turned to adoption to obtain benefits they were denied as couples.

3:10 PM

The AHS: Hotel star wants his hometown to vote on the right side of history.

2:28 PM

Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has never shied away from talking about her son, Rodrigo, but now they're telling their story to a national audience.

9:16 AM

Pawn Stars host Rick Harrison fears 'massive liberal PC police' could cost him his show and cites transgender bathroom accommodations as an example.

8:58 AM

A letter from influential New York investor Paul Singer argues Rubio is "in a position to defeat" Hillary Clinton.

November 01 2015 1:53 PM