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 new campaign led by Media Matters For America focuses attention on conservative groups it sees as extreme and hateful against LGBT people, according to Reuters.

April 14 2017 3:22 PM

The Kremlin says there's nothing to see in Chechyna, but journalists in the region disagree. 

April 14 2017 2:58 PM

Many assumed that the march of time would take care of racism, homophobia, transphobia, and misogyny. If only it were that simple.

April 14 2017 5:47 AM

Rep. Larry Pittman made the comment in an online debate over his anti–marriage equality bill.

April 13 2017 6:47 PM

Sheila Abdus-Salaam had ruled that people without a biological or legal tie to a child could seek custody and visitation rights, an important decision for same-sex couples.

April 13 2017 1:58 PM

The Advocate's Daniel Reynolds asked stars of Supergirl, 13 Reasons Why, and Steven Universe about their first — and very special — same-sex kiss.

April 13 2017 1:44 PM

From Harvard to Twitter, Trump and his Russian frenemy are really getting on people's nerves. 

April 13 2017 6:36 AM