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.

The Democratic front-runner talked all things politics on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

November 06 2015 4:55 PM

The repeal of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance was crushing, and it’s vital we know why we lost. 

November 06 2015 12:47 PM

The defeat of Houston's Equal Right Ordinance hasn't impressed the NFL, but college bowls are taking their ball and running away.

November 05 2015 5:35 PM

'It's not fair to make everyone else uncomfortable,' the Republican front-runner tells Jorge Ramos. 

November 05 2015 2:28 PM

Rabidly antigay Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick declared, 'We will not accept anyone telling us that wrong is right.' On the other side, there's talk of economic consquences.

November 04 2015 8:15 PM Updated

And that's dangerous, says the famously anti-LGBT presidential aspirant.

November 04 2015 7:03 PM