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.

For LGBT Mormons, this political move particularly stings.

December 23 2016 5:46 PM

Brooklyn attorney Dan Goldstein (left) lost his temper when he saw the future First Daughter on his flight.

December 23 2016 3:29 PM

Officials in the State Department are reportedly “freaked out” by a request from the incoming administration.

December 23 2016 1:58 PM

One of the men reportedly screamed at the future first daughter, "Your father is ruining the country."

1:30 PM

The Resistance this week: If Langston Hughes were alive today, he would tell Trump, "Let America Be America Again." 

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Legislators fail to undo North Carolina's insidious anti-LGBT law.

December 21 2016 9:07 PM

Momentum builds for a "freedom concert" as counter-programming to the January 20 swearing-in.

December 21 2016 3:58 PM