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.

It's unclear whether Ted Cruz really meant to imply the U.S. should ban foreign aid to countries that use the death penalty for gays and lesbians.

November 26 2015 1:10 PM

The Republican candidate prayed with pastors in Iowa this week and told a Christian TV station he's not done fighting marriage equality because it's 'not settled law.'

November 25 2015 3:45 PM

The Texas senator is lining up a disturbing set of endorsements to help him climb in the polls.

November 25 2015 12:15 PM Updated

The inclusion of This Book Is Gay in the children's section has drawn complaints in Wasilla.

November 24 2015 9:09 PM

The 'kill the gays' pastor who hosted three Republican presidential candidates at a recent event says, 'God blessed that conference in so many different ways.'

November 24 2015 5:01 PM

A new video from the Department of Defense is presenting some very alarming statistics on sexual assault on men in the military.

November 24 2015 2:06 PM

The Canadian government is expected to announce it will accept single gay Syrian refugees but reject 'lone males' as part of changes to its immigration policy.

November 24 2015 8:56 AM

Less than a week after opponents of a non-discrimination ordinance faced-off with supporters, Jacksonville, Fla. neighborhoods were targeted with hateful leaflets.

November 23 2015 5:05 PM

The firebrand Republican presidential hopeful also thinks his 5-year-old has a better grasp on ‘the difference between boys and girls’ than so-called modern leftists.

November 22 2015 1:16 PM

The House said no to Syrian immigrants in a vote over a controversial bill.

November 20 2015 3:03 PM