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.

Find out why the Human Rights Campaign, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the Southern Poverty Law Center are asking the Federal Trade Commission to step in and end 'ex-gay' therapy. 

February 24 2016 3:14 AM

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton tout their economic plans, while Clinton gets a question on Beyoncé and Sanders muses about psychoanalyzing Donald Trump.

February 24 2016 2:13 AM

The business tycoon was widely predicted to win the state.

February 24 2016 12:42 AM

A nationwide demonstration at dozens of Apple stores organized by a digital privacy rights group targeted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including at its own headquarters.

February 24 2016 12:01 AM

They object to allowing transgender people to use the restrooms matching their gender identity — their true gender.

February 23 2016 8:56 PM

A bill's death is the latest in a string of disappointments for LGBT rights in the Crossroads of America.

February 23 2016 4:12 PM

Wayne Maines joins Caitlyn Jenner and others in urging the governor to veto the anti-trans legislation.

February 23 2016 3:56 PM