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.

President Obama sees a parallel in the changes needed to curb violence and the long, unfinished battle for LGBT equality.

January 06 2016 4:48 PM

What does it say about the Republican Party that Donald Trump's tactics win in polls?

January 06 2016 1:35 PM

The Supreme Court's most controversial justice is at it again, this time proposing to abolish the separation between church and state.

January 06 2016 9:43 AM

'We want everyone to feel welcome in Oklahoma City,'  the mayor said after passing the law that protects LGBT people. 

January 06 2016 8:59 AM

A new survey finds that same-sex marriage doesn't evoke anger except among a vocal minority — but mistreatment of LGBT people does.

January 05 2016 7:32 PM

The ruling was 'fundamentally illegitimate,' Cruz says at a campaign stop in Iowa.

January 05 2016 3:51 PM

When Carson deflected and didn't answer their question, this out and proud person told him: "I think you are full of shit."

January 05 2016 8:18 AM