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.

Obama is not having it.

October 14 2016 8:42 PM

Trump is convinced The New York Times and Carlos Slim are involved in a Mexican conspiracy against him. 

October 14 2016 6:19 PM

Search the hashtag #womenfortrump and prepare to be astounded. 

October 14 2016 4:21 PM

In rust belt swing states, pocketbook issues are being weighed against social issues.

October 14 2016 3:19 PM

Many women — and men — know what it's like when powerful or large males try to intimidate with their size. Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump did that to her.

October 14 2016 2:20 PM

Mexicans are calling on U.S. voters to not vote for the controversial candidate. 

October 14 2016 2:11 PM