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.

The man who created the most visible symbol of LGBT pride was a lifelong activist who continued to evolve the rainbow flag until his death. 

March 31 2017 7:11 PM

The California politician may be Trump's most vocal critic in Congress, but fearlessness has long been a trait of this trailblazer.

March 31 2017 4:11 PM

Comedy writer Daniel Kibblesmith (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) is making queer history with his new picture book titled Santa's Husband.

March 31 2017 2:58 PM

"My journey with the character helped me come out."

March 31 2017 1:54 PM

"HB 142 really does not solve the problems that HB2 created," said National Guard veteran and trans activist Vivian Taylor.

March 31 2017 1:28 PM

Trump attempted his best behavior during a speech to women in honor of Women's History Month, but it's easy to read between his lines. 

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