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 KKK has been trying to join the roadside cleanup program and won its bid in court.

July 05 2016 7:30 PM

When Trump supporters speak of "making America great again," what are they really talking about? 

July 05 2016 4:08 PM

The libertarian says racist comments are "reflective" of the candidate.

July 05 2016 2:43 PM

“If you want to vote for someone who has LGBT rights [in mind], vote for Hillary,” Sam told TMZ Sports. 

July 05 2016 12:54 PM

The Republican presidential candidate posted a star of David on top of a pile of money.

July 04 2016 11:17 AM

The state has also requested a half-million dollars from its disaster relief fund to cover the legal costs of defending the anti-LGBT law. 

July 02 2016 3:16 PM