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 embattled Republican frontrunner could face a huge fine for letting the registration on his private plane lapse.

April 19 2016 2:41 PM

Like other polls, an informal survey on Scruff has the Democratic frontrunner winning in New York.

April 19 2016 2:40 PM

In a statement issued Monday, Richard Brodhead argued the bill “runs counter to the ideals of Duke University.” 

April 19 2016 9:15 AM

Leaders of A Wider Bridge tout the value of engaging with LGBT Israelis.

April 19 2016 5:23 AM

"We must take a stand against prejudice," says a statement on the band's website.

April 18 2016 10:02 PM

Its lead sponsor has withdrawn it until next year, she said today.

April 18 2016 8:39 PM

Pearl Jam and Boston join the roster of performers who are canceling shows rather than play in the officially anti-LGBT state.

April 18 2016 7:56 PM