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 controversial Alabama judge says a pro-marriage equality ruling by the Supreme Court would amount to 'toying with something that’s like dynamite and will destroy our country.'

June 02 2015 7:12 PM

Here's why everything Mike Huckabee is saying about transgender people is wrong.

June 02 2015 5:23 PM

Some employees of the hotel’s restaurant claim they couldn’t express their gender identity.

June 02 2015 1:18 PM

The longtime bachelor and Republican senator famous for saying 'I ain't gay' announces his bid for the White House.

June 01 2015 6:33 PM

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced the adoption of a policy revision that adds sexual orientation to its Military Equal Opportunity Policy.

June 01 2015 2:58 PM Updated

As we head into June, this exhibit could not be more timely.

June 01 2015 7:00 AM

Turkey is a Muslim country where the very existence of transgender people, only now coming out of the shadows, is endangered.

June 01 2015 6:00 AM