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 bill's sponsor made clear he's aiming to allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers.

February 25 2016 4:02 PM

A protester in South Carolina interrupted Hillary Clinton at a private donor event, critiquing the Democratic front-runner for referring to some young men as 'super-predators' in the 1990s. 

February 25 2016 3:50 PM

A Trump presidency would only consider "very conservative" candidates "like Judge Scalia" for the Supreme Court.

February 25 2016 3:33 PM

The RNC, led by its chairman, Reince Priebus, is condemning the Obama administration for 'governmental overreach' in providing equal access to facilities to trans kids. 

February 25 2016 3:24 PM

Gov. Brian Sandoval is Latino, a GOP moderate and reportedly a potential nominee to fill the vacancy created by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

February 25 2016 9:31 AM