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 presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, the first woman to head a major party's ticket, has added to her delegate count.

June 07 2016 9:25 PM Updated

Donald Trump's comments were racist, but few will call the candidate racist.

June 07 2016 3:17 PM Updated

She has enough delegates to make her the first woman at the top of a major party ticket.

June 06 2016 9:39 PM Updated

The singer, who performed in North Carolina last week, also says she doesn't care where she relieves herself.

June 06 2016 8:10 PM

Can a Bernie supporter and a Hillary supporter make their love work? Or will this election TEAR THEM APART?!

June 06 2016 7:33 PM

Cisgender people say the darndest things to transgender people! 

June 06 2016 5:59 PM

Bernie Sanders made a bold play for LGBT voters in California, but it comes after Hillary Clinton's months-long effort to win over the electorate.

June 06 2016 5:49 PM