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.

Donald Trump apparently wasn't aware that a video that purported to claim a protester was part of ISIS was in fact a hoax, and Stephen Colbert won't let him forget it.

March 15 2016 10:44 AM

Either Donald Trump will win, or no one will win the Republican primary outright.

March 15 2016 8:03 AM

Equality PAC, formed by leaders of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, endorses Clinton for president.

March 14 2016 9:56 PM

After the GOP frontrunner dismissed accusations he and his campaign are inciting violence at rallies, a North Carolina sheriff delivered some well-timed vindication of that claim.

March 14 2016 9:34 PM

Advocates are cheering for Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, a Latina public policy expert who becomes the first out transgender person to serve as the White House's LGBT liaison.

March 14 2016 6:49 PM

Gov. Jay Nixon is not pleased that lawmakers in his state spent an entire week debating a constitutional amendment that would protect individuals and businesses that oppose marriage equality. 

March 14 2016 5:49 PM

The presidential hopeful's campaign stressed how greed from pharmaceutical companies is one of the factors contributing to the health crisis.

March 14 2016 5:43 PM