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.

It’s not all antigay fire and brimstone among the regular folks who make up the religious right — but even the tolerant can’t seem to detach from 'love the sinner, hate the sin.'

March 11 2016 6:10 AM

South Asian transgender poets in DarkMatter excite their followers with a progressive political art that's an antidote to Caitlyn Jenner’s conservatism.

March 11 2016 5:28 AM

Thursday night's debate dealt with issues rather than body parts.

March 11 2016 1:33 AM

Carson will make the announcement Friday, The Washington Post reports.

March 10 2016 9:45 PM

The ultraconservative presidential candidate's campaign team sought more converts to his cause at a far-right conference called the Awakening.

March 10 2016 7:56 PM

Eric Fanning has passed the second-to-last hurdle to becoming the first out person to lead the Army or any branch of the U.S. miltary. But his confirmation isn't a done deal yet. 

March 10 2016 5:09 PM

President Obama met with the prime minister of Canada, and expressed pride that both countries have embraced marriage equality.

March 10 2016 5:01 PM