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.

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

The billionaire former mayor of New York City is now openly discussing his potential aspirations for 2016.

February 08 2016 8:11 PM

Rubio tells a New Hampshire resident that if he wants marriage equality, he should get the legislature to enact it — which the state's legislature did, seven years ago. 

February 08 2016 7:38 PM