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 singer lambastes Trump for his anti-Latino rhetoric, capped by his ejection of Univision anchor Jorge Ramos from a campaign event Tuesday.

August 26 2015 9:30 PM

The Republican governor of New Jersey broke ranks with his fellow presidential candidates, saying he does not believe LGBT people should be denied service.

August 26 2015 7:48 PM

A new memo from the Department of Defense reportedly lays out a prospective timeline that would allow transgender Americans to serve openly by May 27.

August 26 2015 11:41 AM

On YouTube, celeb astrologer Walter Mercado addresses Donald Trump's anti-immigrant statements, calling his political future 'slim.'

August 25 2015 8:08 PM

The Republican presidential candidate and his supporters are spreading lies and half-truths about 'persecution' of antigay Christians.

August 25 2015 4:52 PM

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Donald Trump weighed in on marriage equality and Caitlyn Jenner.

1:54 PM

The actress, who came out in 2014, confronted the Republican presidential candidate about LGBT rights.

August 21 2015 4:24 PM