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.

Although clerks have indicated they would issue licenses within hours of a Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, the state's top lawman says they should wait.

June 26 2015 8:36 AM

NBC has also distanced itself from Trump, who made slurs against Mexicans part of his bid for the Republican party nomination for president.

June 26 2015 7:44 AM

The riots of June 28, 1969, not only gave birth to the movement for LGBT rights but empowered closeted journalists to come out and lead their own revolution.

June 26 2015 2:30 AM

Although the justices have yet to announce their ruling on marriage equality, these two decisions are a major win for the Obama administration.

June 25 2015 3:01 PM

More and more Republicans are favoring marriage equality, according to this newest voter poll.

June 25 2015 2:39 PM

The co-directors of GetEQUAL take umbrage with Jeff Merkley's plan to end LGBT discrimination in housing and employment.

June 25 2015 2:00 PM