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.

Trump just made it easier for federal contractors to discriminate about LGBT people.

1 hour 44 min ago

A gay man has successfully claimed that in a suit that discrimination based on sexual orientation can't be separated from discrimination based on gender.

March 28 2017 9:57 PM

Heather Wilson was an opponent of LGBT equality during her time in Congress.

March 28 2017 8:37 PM

Paulson is ready to become the tweeter in chief. 

March 28 2017 4:43 PM

Over 3,000 people attended a group wedding ceremony on Saturday, including same-sex couples.  

March 28 2017 3:00 PM

For this historically disadvantaged neighborhood, the fact that Moonlight takes place in Miami is opening the community's eyes to a world outside of what they've been taught to know.  

March 28 2017 1:39 PM

The state has already lost billions of dollars in business that went elsewhere.

March 27 2017 5:32 PM