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 Republican presidential nominee has tried to convince voters that he is a "friend" to LGBT people, but his spokeswoman's views may trump his.

August 03 2016 5:07 PM

Who is doing this?

August 03 2016 4:33 PM

But the Republican who defeated Tim Huelskamp isn’t exactly a progressive dream come true. 

August 03 2016 3:10 PM

Let's test Rush Limbaugh's assertion that Trump's nude photographs "might wrap up the LGBT vote."

August 02 2016 6:56 PM

The vice president tweeted a photo of him officiating a same-sex wedding.

August 02 2016 3:34 PM

The senator was called "Florida's most brazen political opportunist" by a local alt-weekly.

August 02 2016 1:39 PM