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 Los Angeles LGBT Center's CEO explains why 'treatment' programs to 'cure' people of their homosexuality are extremely dangerous for LGBT youth.

April 23 2015 6:00 AM

A new report details the discrimination faced by LGBT people of color, its effects, and the solutions.

April 23 2015 4:40 AM

Five Republicans crossed party lines to vote down specific requirements for restroom use.

April 22 2015 8:26 PM

The domain names will redirect to HRC until the politicians support LGBT equality in Indiana.

April 22 2015 8:05 PM

South Carolina trans girl wins legal victory against South Carolina's Department of Motor Vehicles, which will change its policies.

April 22 2015 1:50 PM

A gay man narrated the ad and lesbians "caressed" each other during it, according to conservatives.

April 22 2015 11:33 AM