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 study found that instead of scaring away customers, the out Apple executive's political stance attracted new customers. 

March 21 2016 4:23 PM

This status "would honor LGBT history," Mayor Eric Garcetti tells President Obama.

March 21 2016 4:20 PM

Who runs the world? Sen. Bernie Sanders, by a landslide, if expatriated Americans have anything to say. 

March 21 2016 1:46 PM

The head of the GOP says the rules to nominate a candidate in 2012 don't necessarily apply this year.

March 21 2016 1:22 PM

This equality advocate is furious with Republican obstruction over the Supreme Court justice nominee — and he's proposing a novel idea to deal with it.

March 21 2016 11:22 AM

It's the latest example of a supporter of Donald Trump acting criminally violent in the face of protests.

March 21 2016 10:37 AM

Carnegie Mellon Univ. has discovered that Donald Trump speaks to supporters similar to a 5th grader's skills — the lowest of any candidate in the presidential race — and other candidates don't fare much better in the new study.

March 20 2016 5:53 PM