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.

Police in riot gear prevent anti-Trump protestors from entering the candidate's rally in Salt Lake City.

March 19 2016 1:17 PM

Bernie Sanders says Merrick Garland is not progressive enough.

March 18 2016 7:45 PM

Health experts say our higher rates of depression and anxiety are a reaction to a hostile world, especially the onslaught of anti-LGBT legislation. It's not completely hopeless, though.

March 18 2016 5:08 AM

During an international junket for E's 'I Am Cait,' the Olympian turned reality star says Ted Cruz 'is probably the worst' candidate for transgender people, and hasn't endorsed him.

March 17 2016 6:45 PM

Perkins, who helped strengthen the antigay language in 2012's platform, is once again a convention delegate and platform committee member.

March 17 2016 4:19 PM

Introduced by out lawmakers, the legislation seeks to outlaw the discredited practice that attempts to turn LGBT people straight and cisgender.

March 17 2016 3:50 PM

Kit Williamson supports Clinton but doesn't believe she deserves a pass for every mistake she makes. She also doesn't deserve added criticism because of her gender, he says, especially from queer men.

March 17 2016 6:33 AM