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.

Student, faculty, and community organizers in Chicago may have uncovered the most potent tool yet for disrupting Donald Trump's campaign of hate. 

March 24 2016 7:28 AM

The anger at Caitlyn Jenner's party affiliation is over the top, writes Amanda Kerri.

March 24 2016 5:15 AM

The president met with a group of Cuban dissidents during his historic trip to the island, including two LGBT activists.

8:43 PM

House Bill 2 rescinds all local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies throughout the state.

4:09 PM Updated

The state could take a major hit if Disney — which owns Marvel Comics — refuses to film in the Peach State.

3:25 PM

The former Governor of Florida endorses Ted Cruz for president and calls Donald Trump "divisive." 

3:20 PM

A new law allows faith-based student groups to require all members to strictly adhere to religious tenets, even if doing so violates the school's nondiscrimination policies. 

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