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.

This week, artists send letters via Instagram to Ivanka Trump, and protesters burn flags in front of Trump Tower.

December 02 2016 7:48 PM

Trump incites protesters to burn flags after recommending that flag burners be stripped of their citizenship.

December 02 2016 7:36 PM

Sessions was already known as virulently anti-LGBT, but this revelation provides even more evidence.

December 02 2016 5:15 PM

The VP-elect's new neighbors aren't too fond of the new homophobe on the block.

December 02 2016 3:04 PM

James Mattis believes "don't ask, don't tell" shouldn't have been repealed. 

December 02 2016 11:07 AM

Breitbart is getting advertisers delivered to it by ad networks such as Google's DoubleClick.

December 01 2016 4:03 PM

Pat McCrory is the governor who signed the infamous HB 2 law.

December 01 2016 12:46 PM