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.

A military regulation went into effect this week that bans sharing of nude photos without consent. 

April 20 2017 6:20 PM

Putin and Chechen authorities say gay men have not been tortured and killed, but journalists in Russia are sticking to their reports.

April 20 2017 4:49 PM

The homophobic former judge was just officially fired from his job, but he might run for governor or U.S. senator.

April 19 2017 6:41 PM

Immigration advocates have sued the federal government to obtain records on Juan Manuel Montes, who is the first known DREAMer under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to be deported under the Trump administration.

April 19 2017 3:02 PM

Karen Handel, who will face Democrat Jon Ossoff in a June 20 runoff, sought to downplay her anti-LGBT positions in this race.

April 19 2017 2:05 PM

The Beauty and the Beast star first talked about his sexuality with The Advocate 15 years ago.

April 19 2017 11:03 AM