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.

A report says newly released emails show that Hillary Clinton opposed a State Department policy change that accommodated same-sex parents stationed overseas.

October 01 2015 9:11 AM

To no one's surprise, Donald Trump tells CNN's out anchor everyone loves him, and he loves himself.

October 01 2015 8:42 AM

Indiana Representative Jud McMillin, a cosponsor of the state's controversial 'religious freedom' law, resigned after a sex tape emerged.

September 30 2015 8:52 AM

NBC's Chuck Todd asks the Democratic front-runner to respond to critics who say her opinions on issues like marriage equality have shifted to curry political favor.

3:46 PM

This year's Republican front-runner for president was interviewed by The Advocate when considering a run in 2000.

4:08 AM

When he ran for president 15 years ago, the real estate mogul sang a different tune when it came to minorities. Read the entire Q&A from 2000 below.

4:00 AM

The Kentucky clerk says the Democratic Party left her a long time ago, so she's doing the same.

September 25 2015 3:21 PM

The Republican House speaker announced his resignation today and will leave Congress at the end of October.

September 25 2015 10:03 AM Updated

The animated Comedy Central show skirts the lines of bad taste, again.

September 24 2015 1:47 PM