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.

Trump may rescind Obama's nondiscrimination order covering federal contractors or issue an anti-LGBT one, but the press secretary won't confirm anything yet.

January 30 2017 4:03 PM

The former congresswoman outlines how the gay agenda is working with Muslims and Black Lives Matter to "realize the fall of individual liberties."

January 30 2017 3:18 PM

Trump's reckless order put lives at risk, writes Sasha W. of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance.

January 30 2017 6:01 AM

Nobody said it was going to be easy to change the world around you.

January 30 2017 5:40 AM

The president's "me first" mentality is un-American, and he knows it.

January 30 2017 5:02 AM

Crowds gathered at airports and in dozens of cities nationwide to voice their opposition to the executive orders that barred entry into the U.S. by people from seven Muslim-majority nations. 

January 29 2017 7:00 PM

Hundreds demonstrated in Lafayette Park across from the White House, shouting, "No hate. No Fear. Refugees are welcome here!" 

January 29 2017 6:40 PM