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 former Texas Republican Party chair took interviewer David Shuster aback with her remark.

June 24 2015 11:39 PM

The Louisiana governor is one more far-right, antigay candidate in the field.

June 24 2015 9:17 PM

A White House reception for Pride was interrupted by an undocumented transgender woman, claiming there can be no pride with trans immigrants facing daily abuse in detention centers.

June 24 2015 6:18 PM

If Hillary's latest video on marriage equality doesn't make your eyes well with tears of joy, we don't know what will.

June 24 2015 2:45 PM

More than two dozen have signed on to an open letter saying the flag is a symbol of racism and has no place on government property.

June 23 2015 10:37 PM

If the Confederate battle flag is a symbol of racism, the rainbow flag is a symbol of anti-Christian bigotry, some commentators claim.

June 23 2015 8:40 PM