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.

The Florida senator is scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention tonight.

July 20 2016 3:44 PM

Black Lives Matter Toronto is ready for a fight — and is uniquely prepared to make a difference in Canada and beyond. 

July 20 2016 6:01 AM

Queen's lead singer, Freddie Mercury, was bisexual. Trump's running mate supports "ex-gay therapy."

July 19 2016 12:08 PM

Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort denies the speech Melania Trump delivered Monday was plagiarized, saying there were "not that many similarities."

July 19 2016 11:39 AM