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.

After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.

October 30 2014 1:22 PM

The ad denounces Hagan for voting to confirm the judge who brought marriage equality to the state — but all other senators present voted the same way.

October 29 2014 3:13 PM

These are the scariest homophobes we could come up with for a pre-Halloween election preview.

October 29 2014 1:29 PM

Politicians can be pretty dumb, but Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert said something so out there that it inspired this ruthless takedown by Stephen Colbert.

October 28 2014 11:30 AM

Enemies of LGBTQ equality tend to also fight racial and gender equality. Activist and California State Senate candidate Sandra Fluke says history tells us how everyone can work to be equal.

October 28 2014 9:00 AM

A judge who ordered that marriage licenses be issued to same-sex couples should be voted out of office, says the husband of a Republican legislator.

October 27 2014 4:34 PM

Ben Panico brings his affinity with trans citizens to bear in his work aiding Congress's LGBT Caucus.

October 27 2014 3:48 PM