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.

They address benefits for transgender workers, assisted reproduction, anti-LGBT bullying, 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

Pennsylvania's first out state lawmaker announced today that he is running in the 2nd Congressional District primary race.

October 06 2015 8:54 AM

We've catalogued all of Hillary Clinton's pledges made during a sweeping address to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington Saturday.

October 06 2015 6:30 AM

The former governor turned Republican presidential candidate is outraged at the company's partnering with Dan Savage, which technically it didn't do. 

October 05 2015 4:58 PM

Equality Utah wants to bring a touch of San Francisco to Utah's capital.

October 05 2015 2:59 PM

Commissioners in Blount County, Tennessee will vote tonight to ask God to "not destroy our County as He did Sodom and Gomorrah."

October 05 2015 8:45 AM