In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, The Advocate reports 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 causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.

Madame Secretary gave the popular vote loser the greeting he deserves.

December 05 2018 1:20 PM Updated

The 41st president was far from a hero when it came to HIV, but he was in lockstep, if not ahead, of the average American at the time.

December 04 2018 3:26 PM

Our October 1992 cover story explores how George H.W. Bush — desperate to be reelected — formed an unholy alliance that haunts us still. 

December 03 2018 6:40 PM

While many praise the late president as a political moderate, some activists say his record on AIDS deserves scorn.

December 03 2018 3:38 PM

Ryan Murphy, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore and others from the hit FX series issued a challenge to anti-LGBTQ candidates.

December 03 2018 3:22 PM

The 41st president isn't thought of as a gay ally, but he was light years ahead of Ronald Reagan or even Donald Trump.

December 01 2018 2:18 AM

Lloyd Russell-Moyer made his moving speech in honor of the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. 

November 30 2018 3:29 PM