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 Brian Sims 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.

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.

September 28 2015 3:46 PM

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

September 28 2015 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.

September 28 2015 4:00 AM

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

3:21 PM

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

10:03 AM Updated

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

September 24 2015 1:47 PM

The State Department announced this week it will use the term "sexual rights" to refer to reproductive health, gender, and LGBT rights in its communications with the United Nations. 

September 23 2015 4:10 PM Updated