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 comedian has shown more wisdom than many lawmakers.

June 20 2016 10:40 PM

Democrats, led by Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren, make another push to end the FDA's long-standing policy on gay and bisexual male donors.

June 20 2016 8:57 PM

Today the U.S. Senate voted down four gun control measures.

June 20 2016 8:38 PM Updated

In comments to The Advocate, the Democratic nominee calls for action.

June 20 2016 5:03 PM

The U.S. Senate today is debating several gun control bills in the wake of the Orlando tragedy.

June 20 2016 3:51 PM Updated

The president issues a video message about Orlando, guns, and talking to your children about terror.

June 19 2016 9:14 PM