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.

Wayne Maines joins Caitlyn Jenner and others in urging the governor to veto the anti-trans legislation.

February 23 2016 3:56 PM

In an essay for BuzzFeed, Myles lays out why a Clinton presidency makes sense in 2016. 

February 23 2016 3:53 PM

As the Oscar week fashion bonanza arrives, pay attention to who's wearing dead animals on their back and who's not, writes PETA's out exec Dan Mathews.

February 23 2016 5:31 AM

This queer Georgian urges the state House to not write antigay discrimination into law. 

February 23 2016 5:05 AM

But the state legislature could override it, as opponents object especially to a provision for trans people's access to public facilities matching their gender identity. 

February 22 2016 11:39 PM

A judge dismissed the right-wing legal group's lawsuit claiming that LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination protections in Fairfax County schools violated a student's right to privacy. 

February 22 2016 7:30 PM