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 Brian Sims 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.

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October 11 2016 3:27 PM Updated

The comedian digs into Trump's behavior at the debate.

October 11 2016 2:25 PM

Oh no she didn’t! Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks to Yahoo’s Katie Couric about the new wave of athlete protests, and she’s not a fan.  

October 11 2016 10:56 AM

Leaked emails show damage control in action after Hillary Clinton incorrectly praised Nancy Reagan for starting a "national conversation" on AIDS.

October 11 2016 4:13 AM Updated

The internet's favorite debate audience member is sure all Americans deserve equal rights.

October 11 2016 1:41 AM

Cyndi Lauper, who led a contestant team on the episode in question, says the transcript shows Donald Trump being true to form.

October 10 2016 7:40 PM

We can finally say "pussy" thanks to a misogynist. 

October 10 2016 3:41 PM