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.

Opponents contend this could be the death knell for the bill, which would restrict transgender students' restroom use.

April 11 2016 6:16 PM

Eight transgender people from the state lay out how the law affects them.

April 11 2016 4:54 PM

This pro-LGBT video capitalizes on Hillary Clinton's famous declaration: “Gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights.”  

April 11 2016 3:33 PM

During an interview with Page Six, the Girls creator said that Hillary Clinton is campaigning against a set of odds that none of the other male candidates could even imagine.

April 11 2016 2:44 PM

The crowd favorite says he "cannot in good conscience perform in a state where certain people are being denied rights due to their sexual orientation."

April 11 2016 8:35 AM

The university announced it will abide by the state's anti-LGBT law, requiring trans students to use bathrooms that don't match their gender identity. But how will that policy be enforced? 

April 11 2016 5:44 AM

“Can we figure out just how to get along a little bit better and respect one another?” the Ohio governor and Republican presidential hopeful asked Saturday.

April 10 2016 8:15 PM