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.

'On our worst day, I think we have a lot more to offer the American people than the right wing's extremists,' says Bernie Sanders.

December 20 2015 12:42 AM

The candidates are endorsing the First Amendment Defense Act, which would prohibit the federal government from stopping discrimination by people or businesses.

December 19 2015 10:20 PM

It if passes the bill, the small Mediterranean archipelago would be the first nation in Europe to take such action.

December 19 2015 9:06 AM

But in some other states, even right-wing lawmakers are taking the installation of the pride-colored poles in stride.

December 18 2015 5:44 PM

The Democratic presidential front-runner outlines what she plans to do for LGBT Americans if elected.

December 17 2015 8:37 PM

Rep. Mark Pody is trying to rally support for his bill to nullify marriage equality in Tennessee.

December 16 2015 11:48 PM