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.

Kevin Morrison, a Democratic candidate for Cook County Board, says the ad depicts him as limp-wristed; Republicans counter that it shows him as a puppet. 

October 14 2018 7:33 PM

Three protesters were arrested after a speech by the far-right group's founder, Gavin McInnes, but witnesses say the Proud Boys and their allies were aggressors.

October 13 2018 6:33 PM

Karen Pence spoke at a rally for anti-LGBTQ North Carolina congressional candidate Mark Harris.

October 12 2018 4:17 PM

The Trump toadie responded to a taunting tweet from Chelsea Handler.

October 12 2018 4:08 PM

How Hillary Clinton, homophobia, and his own coming out pushed Wes Davis away from a successful career with the GOP.

October 11 2018 5:33 AM