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 man wearing a Donald Trump shirt interrupted a Bernie Sanders speech, carrying a sign that insulted president Obama and trans Olympian Caitlyn Jenner. 

January 03 2016 2:53 PM

A retired two-star general who believes the military should be used to ‘indoctrinate’ people to evangelical Christianity is now leading presidential hopeful Ben Carson’s campaign. 

January 02 2016 5:24 PM

The nation's most prominent LGBT advocacy organization looks back at a milestone year.

January 01 2016 1:43 PM

The shake-up signals trouble in the antigay presidential contender's campaign.

December 31 2015 4:20 PM

The former governor of New York was the most moderate of the primary candidates.

December 30 2015 4:25 PM