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.

Who came out on top?

October 14 2015 4:45 AM

Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate highlighted contrasts with the GOP more than anything else.

October 14 2015 12:56 AM

The Republican presidential candidate wants to reverse this year's marriage equality ruling.

October 13 2015 2:42 PM

Rep. Eric Schleien wants LGBT youth in New Hampshire to know they were 'born this way,' and no so-called therapist should try to change them. 

October 13 2015 2:30 PM

As tonight's Democratic presidential debate draws near, we want to know how you're feeling about Hillary, Bernie, Martin, Lincoln, and Jim.

October 13 2015 5:45 AM

Opponents of the nondiscrimination ordinance are urging Houstonians to vote against by warning about a type of attack that hasn't happened.

October 12 2015 7:06 PM

When the new Daily Show host put the out MSNBC anchor on the spot, she grudgingly admitted which Republican candidate she'd vote for if she had no other choice. 

October 12 2015 2:20 PM