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.

In a surprise move, Sims endorses another candidate for the House of Representatives.

February 17 2016 2:46 PM

Marriage equality may be the law of the land in all 50 states, including Florida, but the Republican-controlled legislature appears in no rush to remove a nullified ban on same-sex marriage.

February 17 2016 8:02 AM

Who does it benefit to gloss over Antonin Scalia's legacy?

February 17 2016 5:59 AM

The bill would require transgender students to use facilities matching the gender they were assigned at birth.

February 16 2016 8:05 PM

A new poll says the Republican is not only the front-runner in South Carolina but has more supporters than his opponents who are opposed to immigration by gays.

February 16 2016 3:20 PM

The MSNBC host wants Republicans in the U.S. Senate to know the many implications of blocking President Obama's nomination to replace Justice Scalia.

February 16 2016 3:14 PM