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 gay tech billionaire is standing by the Republican presidential candidate to the bitter end.

October 16 2016 3:43 PM Updated

North Carolina's largest newspaper cites to the governor's support of transphobic legislation as a reason why the state has lost its "stature."

October 15 2016 5:05 PM

While a number of women tell their stories of harassment or assault, one woman says she didn't mind.

October 15 2016 3:29 PM

Obama is not having it.

October 14 2016 8:42 PM

Trump is convinced The New York Times and Carlos Slim are involved in a Mexican conspiracy against him. 

October 14 2016 6:19 PM

Search the hashtag #womenfortrump and prepare to be astounded. 

October 14 2016 4:21 PM