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 Texas Republican Party should 'send a loud and clear message to the radical left' by moving its convention from Dallas, says a leader of the campaign to repeal Houston's nondiscrimination law.

November 13 2015 5:05 PM

The codirectors of Basic Rights Oregon believe their post-marriage agenda could be a template for other groups.

November 13 2015 5:30 AM

The president's chief adviser discussed his record as an ally during the OUT100 in New York City on Wednesday.

November 12 2015 6:40 PM

The group of transphobic activists who defeated the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance have turned their attention to recently affirmed LGBT protections in Dallas. 

November 12 2015 5:55 PM

The Oscar-winning actress got political in a recent sit-down with Vogue.

November 12 2015 3:50 PM

Following the heartbreak in Houston, and GOP presidential front-runner Ben Carson's terrible comments about trans people, Michael Hughes has something to get off his chest.

November 12 2015 5:30 AM

Life for gay men in Syria, like Subhi Nahas, has become unendurable with the rise of ISIS, but things were bad long before the militants took power. 

November 11 2015 6:36 PM

A woman at the center of the Houston storm reveals why the anti-discrimination ordinance failed.

November 11 2015 3:56 PM

The disgraced former House Speaker and presidential candidate is 'delighted' that Houston voted down an antidiscrimination ordinance — and wants Congress to follow its lead.

November 11 2015 3:30 PM