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.

Rachel Maddow devoted her MSNBC show to break down the former secretary's 11 hours of Benghazi testimony.

October 23 2015 3:09 PM

And then there were three. The former U.S. senator and governor of Rhode Island today announced he's ending his bid for the Democratic nomination. 

October 23 2015 9:21 AM

New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the first to take executive action to put in place such a sweeping ban.

October 22 2015 9:18 PM

The legislation could allow businesses, adoption agencies, and even health care facilities to deny services to LGBT people.

October 22 2015 7:27 PM

A right-wing leader thinks the antigay Rep. Paul Ryan shouldn't be the next House speaker because he's a 'Trojan horse' for the 'homosexual lobby.' 

October 22 2015 3:51 PM

And that's the least of what Kluwe said about Houston Texans owner Bob McNair's donation to the effort to repeal the city's LGBT-inclusive law.

October 21 2015 10:27 PM

The vice president acknowledged that his family's process of grieving his son has 'closed the window' on running an effective presidential campaign. 

October 21 2015 12:24 PM

The outgoing speaker has been no ally, but certainly neither has Ryan, who today said he'd consider the job.

October 20 2015 10:11 PM

The drawn-out battle over Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance just keeps getting nastier. 

October 20 2015 4:38 PM