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.

His campaign plane broke through a fence after a rough landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport on a rainy night. The Indiana governor was en route to a campaign event, which he canceled.

October 27 2016 10:47 PM

Toy store owner Ginger Glover brought a "Lyin' Hillary" doll to Donald Trump's rally Wednesday with her own special accessory: a noose around the doll's neck. 

October 27 2016 10:31 PM

Washington, D.C.'s annual 17th Street High Heel race featured stand-ins for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

October 27 2016 9:13 PM

The Democratic presidential candidate released a strategy to address the "urgent crisis" that is harming LGBT students and other young people from vulnerable populations.

October 27 2016 3:33 PM

A brief history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' complicated relationship with persecution.

October 27 2016 5:15 AM

Although vandals destroyed the tribute to the Apprentice star and Republican nominee for president, Hollywood's chamber of commerce said it would be restored or replaced. 

October 26 2016 5:16 PM

Veteran journalist Jorge Ramos travels across the country exploring how hatred and intolerance have become center stage in the U.S. 

October 26 2016 4:19 PM