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.

Christopher Soto is taking an unconventional approach to a seemingly intractable problem.

March 02 2016 6:32 AM

Trump has been declared a winner in seven states, Ted Cruz in three, and Marco Rubio in one. 

March 01 2016 7:07 PM

Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed a measure that would have forced trans students to use the wrong restrooms and locker rooms for their gender identity.

March 01 2016 6:26 PM

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are battling it out to secure the Democratic nomination for president. 

March 01 2016 5:39 PM

The federal agency is taking two employers to court under the U.S. Civil Rights Act.

March 01 2016 5:24 PM

John Oliver wants to take down 'Donald Drumpf' before he gains too much power. 

March 01 2016 2:53 PM

They're selling a similar message, but to two different crowds.

March 01 2016 6:53 AM