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.

Election analysts say the Brooklyn-born senator lost the key primary by double digits because of a series of crucial campaign miscalculations.

April 19 2016 10:50 PM

The state's Republicans hand a decisive win to the Queens native.

April 19 2016 9:07 PM

In addition to sharing the disturbingly hateful meme, the former major leaguer called transgender people and their allies "pathetic."

April 19 2016 8:55 PM

The former New York senator routs the Vermont politician.

April 19 2016 8:22 PM Updated

The comedian has come a long way since having to apologize for an antigay tirade in 2011, when he joked onstage that he'd kill his own son if he were effeminate.

April 19 2016 6:37 PM

The embattled Republican frontrunner could face a huge fine for letting the registration on his private plane lapse.

April 19 2016 2:41 PM