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.

A lighthearted fundraiser turned ugly when the CEO compared Hillary to Richard Nixon.

October 21 2016 2:36 PM

Obama fought hard for us, and Hillary Clinton — presuming she wins — needs to continue the momentum.

October 21 2016 6:46 AM

The candidates' jokes about each other at a traditional Catholic charity fundraiser took a dark turn as the crowd turned on Trump.

October 21 2016 3:17 AM

Another Trump accuser has come forth, this time claiming the Republican nominee groped her after the U.S. Open in 1998.

October 20 2016 6:30 PM

These women say Donald Trump touched them without their consent.

October 20 2016 5:46 PM Updated

On Spirit Day, for a lesson in how to handle bullying, look no further than last night's presidential debate.

October 20 2016 5:34 PM

LGBT folks on Twitter had hilarious and insightful reactions to "bad hombres," "Chinese steel," "nasty woman," and more from the presidential debate.

October 20 2016 1:15 PM