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 newly elected Alabama Senator says that Congress should stop pushing to investigate Trump on sexual harassment. 

December 17 2017 12:31 PM

Students who were cheated by fake colleges (like Trump University) will not be getting the debt relief they were promised.

December 15 2017 6:03 PM

A version of the tax bill hurtling through Congress included an amendment that would have allowed churches to get even more political. Democrats helped kill it.

December 15 2017 5:21 PM

Salacious gossip swirling over the departure of Omarosa Manigault-Newman is obscuring the larger story.

December 15 2017 5:20 PM

"Unity wins out," Carson Jones declared in response to the surprising results of the Senate race.

December 15 2017 4:39 PM

Chai Feldblum has a distinguished record of fighting discrimination, making her a target of the religious right.

December 15 2017 2:15 PM

Enough, it turns out, to show he's not just the vanquisher of our enemy Roy Moore but a genuine ally.

December 15 2017 5:51 AM