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.

As the bill heads to the governer's desk, the former governor shows his support for it.

March 30 2017 2:26 PM

From the "Fearless Girl" statue to the thousands that took to the streets in Russia, bravery is in the air.

March 30 2017 1:21 PM

The Resistance has notched victories on immigration, health care, and more.

March 30 2017 11:07 AM

The president can bully and bluster with executive orders, but his effects on the judicial branch will be even more far-reaching and long-lasting.

March 30 2017 5:20 AM

The bargain, to be voted on Thursday morning, would reportedly leave in place some of the anti-LGBT law's provisions.

March 30 2017 12:17 AM

Speaking at the 2017 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Awards, the first lady called for unity in fighting injustice in all forms. 

March 29 2017 7:47 PM

Hillary Clinton is finally "out of the woods," and is using her voice to defend journalist April Ryan and Congresswoman Maxine Waters from Republican attacks.

March 29 2017 6:33 PM