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.

Fifty current queer leaders tell us who their state's LGBT hero is. Who's yours?

May 10 2017 5:32 AM

Trump fires the man who some believe helped deliver him the presidency.

May 09 2017 5:59 PM Updated

Barack Obama gives a touching speech after he receives the award at John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.  

May 08 2017 6:24 PM