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.

The presidential debate tonight in Ohio coincides with the GOP's summer meeting, where marriage equality came up and got swept aside.

August 06 2015 1:54 PM

An Iowa man decided to test Rep. Steve King's outrageous claim that marriage equality will lead to people marrying lawnmowers.

August 06 2015 8:12 AM

The out MSNBC anchor is accusing the network of shady dealings when deciding who gets into the first national GOP debate for president.

August 05 2015 2:30 AM

'Confusion' and 'misunderstanding' are causing Goshen city officials to hold off on voting on LGBT protections.

August 04 2015 4:12 PM

The antigay former senator's days in the presidential race may be numbered.

August 04 2015 4:03 PM

Rachel Maddow breaks down the Voters First Forum event, seen as a peaceful precursor to the much-anticipated Republican presidential debate.

August 04 2015 3:36 PM

A suit filed by conservative pastors accuses Mayor Annise Parker of interfering with citizens' right to vote.

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