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 actress and activist brought the crowd to its feet in an a speech that calls for unity. 

March 19 2017 4:23 PM

Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings begin this week amid mounting evidence that he would not uphold marriage equality. 

March 19 2017 2:25 PM

Kids on an elementary school robotics team in Indiana faced racist insults from competitors' and their parents at a competition. 

March 18 2017 11:59 PM

A scandal that began with hundreds of Marines caught sharing nude photos of fellow female servicemembers on social media has expanded to include sharing of photos of males servicemembers on gay porn sites. 

March 18 2017 3:34 PM

The star of Feud: Bette and Joan had some strong words for Donald Trump's advisor Kellyanne Conway. 

March 18 2017 2:20 PM

In a speech to accept a humanitarian award, the former vice president called out the Trump Administration for focusing on the wrong thing when it rescinded guidelines to protect trans kids. 

March 18 2017 1:02 PM

Enda Kenny, the Irish prime minister, met up with President Trump at a St. Patrick's Day ceremony and reminded him that the Irish were among the many immigrants that made (make) America great.

March 17 2017 9:23 PM