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.

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

Hillary Clinton's gay "nephew" shared a personal note on Facebook about his supportive "Aunt Hillary" that has since gone viral.

October 14 2016 11:49 AM

The gay anchor's tough questioning of Donald Trump in Sunday's debate has led more women to go public with allegations of sexual attacks by the businessman.

October 13 2016 8:48 PM

"No woman deserves to be treated this way," Obama said of Trump's comments. 

October 13 2016 7:56 PM