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.

A rally is being held on Saturday to remember the historic Los Angeles protest against police harassment and homophobia 50 years ago at The Black Cat Tavern. The moment pre-dates Stonewall by two years and led to founding The Advocate — the official newsletter of the movement it sparked.

February 10 2017 6:31 PM

Similar legislation has failed before, but right-wing lawmakers are trying again.

February 10 2017 4:56 PM

The pop diva is set to perform the new single that attacks apathy and the Trump administration at the Grammy Awards this Sunday. 

February 10 2017 3:49 PM

In the midst of protests, a mother in Arizona was deported to Mexico after a routine appointment. 

February 10 2017 3:03 PM

A roundup of the the women who resisted and persisted this week includes Elizabeth Warren, Melissa McCarthy, and MUNA.

February 10 2017 5:50 AM

The White House continues to use the Orlando tragedy as a pawn in its Islamophobic game.

February 10 2017 5:04 AM

The ban isn't dead yet, but it remains on hold.

February 09 2017 8:02 PM