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 business tycoon gets a clear victory.

February 09 2016 8:57 PM

Sanders takes New Hampshire, as widely expected. Watch speeches below in which he and Hillary Clinton make promises on LGBT equality.

February 09 2016 8:47 PM

They're taking the same approach as with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, raising the specter of restroom predators.

February 09 2016 6:19 PM

Conservatives raised concerns that a bill to ban LGBT discrimination in the workplace would allow 'anatomical males' to use bathrooms for women.

February 09 2016 5:15 PM

Lawmakers said they did not want to include sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or veteran status in their antidiscrimination bill. 

February 09 2016 9:28 AM