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 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

In accepting an honorary degree in science at Glasgow University in Scotland, the out business leader told students, "If we stand and say nothing it's as if we're agreeing."

February 09 2017 3:26 PM

Trump accuses Sen. Richard Blumenthal of misrepresenting the Supreme Court nominee's concerns.

February 09 2017 2:56 PM

Which brands will side with Trump, and which will defy him?


February 09 2017 2:24 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's words backfired.

February 09 2017 2:09 PM

The left has morals on its side. Let's keep it that way.

February 09 2017 5:33 AM