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.

A single tweet from the senator's campaign reflects the biggest effort by any candidate to appeal to transgender voters and allies. 

October 01 2015 2:30 PM

A report says newly released emails show that Hillary Clinton opposed a State Department policy change that accommodated same-sex parents stationed overseas.

October 01 2015 9:11 AM

To no one's surprise, Donald Trump tells CNN's out anchor everyone loves him, and he loves himself.

October 01 2015 8:42 AM

Indiana Representative Jud McMillin, a cosponsor of the state's controversial 'religious freedom' law, resigned after a sex tape emerged.

September 30 2015 8:52 AM

At a Democratic fundraiser on Broadway, the president made it clear: freedom of religion isn't reason enough to deny any American their constitutional rights.

September 28 2015 8:24 PM

NBC's Chuck Todd asks the Democratic front-runner to respond to critics who say her opinions on issues like marriage equality have shifted to curry political favor.

September 28 2015 3:46 PM