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.

Donald Trump presumably has a specific idea of what fashion and mannerisms constitute a woman, but the internet and #DressLikeAWoman beg to differ. 

February 08 2017 6:36 PM

"I think it's sad, I think it's a sad day," President Trump declared, adding that he believes the federal courts have placed our nation's security "at risk" by not immediately reinstating his travel ban edict. 

February 08 2017 5:36 PM

Although the Massachusetts Democrat was rebuked for violating rules on "impugning" the reputation of a fellow Senator, Warren has taken to social media to get her message out about Jeff Sessions.

February 08 2017 4:03 PM

After Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rebukes Sen. Elizabeth Warren for reading a letter from Coretta Scott King, a rallying cry is born. 

February 08 2017 2:09 PM

Many on the right and the left have asserted that Gaga's performance was apolitical, but we saw something different. 

February 07 2017 8:19 PM

Fischer doesn't like that the Supreme Court nominee belongs to the "rabidly pro-gay" Episcopal Church.

February 07 2017 3:03 PM

In response to the vice president's tie-breaking vote to break the deadlocked U.S. Senate and confirm DeVos as Education secretary, her opponents are threatening to homeschool their children.

February 07 2017 1:11 PM