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.

Turnout surpassed 40,000 people in the Texas capitol, according to police estimates.

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No one held back when challenging Donald Trump's agenda.

35 min 57 sec ago

One woman said protesting is more productive than worrying about what Donald Trump might do next.

54 min 34 sec ago

John Gore, chosen as assistant attorney general for civil rights, also defended voter suppression laws.

2 hours 7 min ago

The victim is in critical condition, and a "person of interest" has been arrested.

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"I promise you I'll be right there with you."

January 20 2017 3:29 PM

Queer protesters speak out about why they are attending the inauguration.

January 20 2017 2:55 PM