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.

Mayor Nir Barkat stayed in the U.S. after an extremist stabbed six people, one fatally, at his city's Pride celebration.

August 12 2015 3:22 PM

Businesses are snapping up signs with an LGBT-friendly slogan, made available by a local gay group.

August 11 2015 9:50 PM

Fox overseer Rupert Murdoch tried to knock off Donald Trump and make the party seem less clueless about LGBT issues.

August 11 2015 4:30 AM

Citing concerns about fraud, Christie vetoes a bill that would make it easier for transgender people to amend the gender their birth certificates.

August 10 2015 8:29 PM

Wisconsin governor and presidential hopeful Scott Walker says he 'wouldn't change' the military's current ban on transgender service members.

August 10 2015 8:40 AM