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 Democratic presidential candidate, who leads in polls, spoke at the antigay university.

September 14 2015 5:24 PM

He argues that the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage does not extend to adoption rights. 

September 14 2015 1:15 PM

The gay congressman says perhaps colleges should expel students accused of sexual assault, even if they haven't been proved guilty.

September 11 2015 9:49 PM

With Perry's departure from the presidential race, we revisit his top antigay moments.

September 11 2015 7:07 PM

Charee Stanley, suspended for refusing to serve alcohol to passengers, says her situation shouldn't be compared to Kim Davis.

September 11 2015 6:21 PM

The former Texas governor isn't going to be the next president of the United States, he conceded today.

September 11 2015 5:44 PM

The Republican politician also claims same-sex marriage is illegal, because it is confusing.

September 11 2015 3:56 PM

A Michigan politician is expelled and another has resigned, ending one of the most unbelievable political scandals of the year.

September 11 2015 2:19 PM

Donald Hallman is fighting the military this time, and he's taking his case to the media.

September 11 2015 1:33 PM

Out lead singer Michael Stipe issued a profanity-laden statment to Trump and his GOP rival Ted Cruz

September 10 2015 12:38 PM