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.

After attacking the out journalist for moderating Sunday night's debate, homophobic social media posters still churn out venom on Twitter.  

October 12 2016 8:54 PM

Why one of America's biggest political critics is using her vote to stop Donald Trump, even if it means playing establishment politics. 

October 12 2016 5:10 PM

Republicans constantly claim trans people are a threat in public facilities, but a new report claims Donald Trump entered the dressing room of a pageant, where girls as young as 14 were getting dressed.

October 12 2016 3:27 PM

The out celebrity mom has been a target of the misogynistic Republican presidential nominee for years — she may now be ready to fight back in court.

October 12 2016 3:04 PM

The Out & Equal Workplace Survey found that an overwhelming majority of U.S. respondents supported LGBT non-discrimination.

October 12 2016 11:42 AM

It would be amusingly ironic if it wasn't so heart-wrenchingly horrible.

October 12 2016 7:01 AM