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 Democrat also revealed how her evolution on LGBT rights was influenced by "personal relationships" at a recent town hall meeting.

October 18 2015 2:02 PM

The vandalism included antigay slurs written on a poster.

October 18 2015 1:22 PM

The former Secretary of State stated it was a 'good move' to create changes that will support and respect transgender passengers.

October 17 2015 3:05 PM

The pharmaceutical CEO, who recently hiked the cost of an AIDS drug, had hoped to parlay his contribution into a private meeting with the presidential candidate.

October 16 2015 3:51 PM

The attorney for the disgraced former speaker of the House confirms a deal to avoid a trial that would almost certainly include allegations he had a gay relationship with a student he coached.

October 16 2015 4:20 AM

As The Advocate's former news editor, Kerry Eleveld often went toe-to-toe with President Obama. In this excerpt from her new memoir, Don't Tell Me to Wait, Eleveld recounts a tense interaction with the president that preceded the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell."

October 15 2015 5:54 PM

The Late Show host teamed up with the The Brink actor to create a generic — and hilarious — new political tune.

October 15 2015 3:39 PM

Bernie Sanders danced his way onto the Ellen Show and had her audience roaring in laughter.

October 15 2015 9:41 AM

Hillary Clinton responded via Twitter to Rand Paul's statement that LGBT workers should stay in the closet instead of having employment protections. 

October 15 2015 8:40 AM