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.

As we have all campaign season, The Advocate will be covering all of the LGBT angles on Election Day.

November 05 2012 7:50 PM

The pundits imagined a worst-case scenario for the president's reelection bid after he announced his support for marriage equality, but will it come true on Election Day?

November 05 2012 3:51 PM

Discrimination against LGBT people will not fly among the family of Josh Mandel, a Republican running for Senate in Ohio. Ten cousins of Mandel's wife penned an open letter blasting Mandel for his stances against marriage equality and open military service.

The paid ad appeared in the Cleveland Jewish News. It said that Mandel's anti-equality stances conflicted with the views of his wife's family.

November 05 2012 2:49 PM

A group called True the Vote is training volunteers to target transgender voters as sources of fraud, says the National Center for Transgender Equality.

November 04 2012 7:48 PM