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.

Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin is poised to change all marriage licenses in Kentucky, so antigay clerks like Kim Davis don't have to sign same-sex marriage licenses. 

November 09 2015 5:41 PM

Even gay, fictional characters are enough to anger this noted homophobic Colorado pastor.

November 09 2015 2:17 PM

The AIDS Memorial Quilt brought the names of those lost out of the shadows and into the public conscience. It's time for a similar naming of victims of gun violence, says this strategist.

November 09 2015 12:49 PM

The Democratic frontrunner addressed members of South Carolina Equality Saturday night and laid our her plan for improving the lives of LGBT people.

November 09 2015 9:11 AM

It's time to ask Hillary Clinton whether she's prepared to veto anti-LGBT legislation outright, or if she'd consider 'defensive action,' like she contends DOMA and DADT were for her husband.

November 09 2015 7:30 AM

CNN's Jake Tapper asked the U.S. senator from Texas: 'are you not endorsing conservative intolerance?' But instead of a straight answer, he got deflection.

November 07 2015 8:00 AM

Clinton stands by her statements that DOMA was a way to avoid something worse, while she, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O'Malley discuss a variety of issues with Rachel Maddow.

November 07 2015 12:22 AM

The mayor is still holding out for a HERO for LGBT Houstonians.

November 06 2015 7:47 PM

GOP candidates are joining a conference featuring those who want 'religious liberty' to execute gays.

November 06 2015 5:01 PM