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.

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February 09 2017 2:24 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's words backfired.

February 09 2017 2:09 PM

The left has morals on its side. Let's keep it that way.

February 09 2017 5:33 AM

They'll be keeping a close eye on the anti-LGBT Sessions, now the nation's top law enforcer.

February 08 2017 9:29 PM

Donald Trump presumably has a specific idea of what fashion and mannerisms constitute a woman, but the internet and #DressLikeAWoman beg to differ. 

February 08 2017 6:36 PM

"I think it's sad, I think it's a sad day," President Trump declared, adding that he believes the federal courts have placed our nation's security "at risk" by not immediately reinstating his travel ban edict. 

February 08 2017 5:36 PM

Although the Massachusetts Democrat was rebuked for violating rules on "impugning" the reputation of a fellow Senator, Warren has taken to social media to get her message out about Jeff Sessions.

February 08 2017 4:03 PM