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.

Before marriage equality, many same-sex partners turned to adoption to obtain benefits they were denied as couples.

November 02 2015 3:10 PM

The AHS: Hotel star wants his hometown to vote on the right side of history.

November 02 2015 2:28 PM

Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has never shied away from talking about her son, Rodrigo, but now they're telling their story to a national audience.

November 02 2015 9:16 AM

Pawn Stars host Rick Harrison fears 'massive liberal PC police' could cost him his show and cites transgender bathroom accommodations as an example.

November 02 2015 8:58 AM

A letter from influential New York investor Paul Singer argues Rubio is "in a position to defeat" Hillary Clinton.

November 01 2015 1:53 PM

The presidential candidate served 18 years on the board of Kellogg Co., which has a solid 100 rating for its LGBT-inclusive policies.

October 30 2015 5:41 PM

Even with increasingly high-profile support, some pollsters are warning equality supporters to brace for disappointment. 

October 30 2015 5:02 PM

And the father of a certain presidential candidate said the LGBT movement's next goal is legalizing pedophilia.

October 30 2015 2:33 PM