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 new director of the nation's drug control policy tells 60 Minutes we could learn a lot about destigmatizing addiction from the LGBT movement.

December 14 2015 10:45 AM

People often ask U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford why he's so public about being gay. He explains to The Advocate why it matters to say 'gay,' especially when the cameras are rolling. 

December 14 2015 4:39 AM

The National Center for Lesbian Rights' Kate Kendell makes a powerful argument for rejecting hysteria.

December 14 2015 4:07 AM

The group says it has accomplished its major goals, but it will maintain its PAC and transition some work to other organizations.

December 13 2015 2:31 AM

The suit challenges local nondiscrimination laws and the 'fix' to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

December 12 2015 2:50 PM

The retired neurosurgeon says Donald Trump isn't the only one who'd walk if there is a brokered GOP convention next summer. But would that be good for LGBT Americans?

December 11 2015 5:58 PM

Savannah's mayor and city leaders voted unanimously to pass an LGBT-inclusive ordinance to protect current and prospective municipal workers.

December 10 2015 8:24 PM