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.

While it would be a milestone for an out man to lead the Army, it wasn't a big deal during his confirmation hearing.

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The assault on a woman's right to choose runs parallel to right-wing efforts to roll back queer rights.

6:42 AM

The American Civil Liberties Union has a hefty to-do list when it comes to LGBT rights.

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Bernie Sanders clarified on Thursday that it's the Human Rights Campaign leadership that's part of the "political establishment" backing Hillary Clinton.

January 21 2016 9:12 PM

At the World Economic Forum, Biden tells execs they can help change public opinion and government policy in homophobic nations.

January 21 2016 4:56 PM

It seems no one on either side of the aisle is pleased with Sen. Ted Cruz's 2015 fundraiser hosted at the home of two prominent out New York businessmen.

January 21 2016 2:48 PM