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 out MSNBC anchor tries to make sense of the 'total Republican mess' that's consuming Capitol Hill right now. 

5:52 PM

The Log Cabin Republicans tout the powers of a handful of politicians in a new video.

3:20 PM

The retired neurosurgeon remains unmoved by scientific data that disproves his antigay assessments. 

October 08 2015 8:15 PM

A surprising announcement on Capitol Hill has led to a postponement of today's scheduled vote.

October 08 2015 12:50 PM

Don't let that mug fool you — this Pennsylvania legislator is primed for battle against the Paul Ryans and Kim Davises of the world.

October 08 2015 7:30 AM

They address benefits for transgender workers, assisted reproduction, and the collection of demographic data.

October 07 2015 7:15 PM

Kim Davis deserved to spend time in jail, and should resign if she's not willing to follow the law of the land when it comes to marriage equality, says Clinton.

October 07 2015 4:04 PM

"I began to see that he was, at his core, really an antigay bigot," Jimmy LaSalvia writes of Romney in his new memoir, No Hope: Why I Left the GOP (And You Should Too). Read about LaSalvia's realization in this exclusive excerpt.

October 07 2015 2:25 PM

The Indiana Gov. is struggling with how to rehabilitate his state's image after the disgraced Religious Restoration Freedom Act.

October 07 2015 1:01 PM

The law would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

October 07 2015 11:27 AM