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.

The Republicans will submit his nomination to the full House tomorrow, and approval is expected, but it's not a positive development for LGBT Americans.

October 28 2015 3:01 PM

A Goshen City Council candidate says he has done a 'little experimentation' on a gay dating site but still opposes adding LGBT protections to municipal law.

October 27 2015 4:50 PM

An investigative journalist says William 'Jerry' Boykin, vice president of the Family Research Council, used evangelical groups to cover espionage.

October 27 2015 9:07 AM

The out MSNBC anchor said it matters whether DOMA is remembered as a "mistake that never should have happened."

October 27 2015 1:33 AM

Kyle Kittleson stumps for Trump.

6:35 PM

All Out calls on Gov. Gary Herbert to cancel his appearance at the World Congress of Families, a gathering of activists who have worked against LGBT rights domestically and globally.

4:04 PM

The way the Clintons talk about the passage of DOMA in 1996 has activists disappointed.

1:41 PM

When Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, Sanders was in Congress and voted against it.

October 25 2015 11:55 AM Updated

A right-wing activist claims falsely that the state will enact such a law without letting the public weigh in, and that the law will harm families and children.

October 24 2015 11:02 AM

If it were Hillary Clinton serving as president instead of her husband in the '90s, the country might still have gotten the Defense of Marriage Act and "don't ask, don't tell."

October 23 2015 11:58 PM