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.

There's also widespread support for marriage equality in PRRI's latest American Values Atlas.

June 21 2017 6:18 AM

The race in the Sixth District, with an increasingly liberal population, had raised Democrats' hopes, but they were dashed.

June 20 2017 11:05 PM

Tom Hoch — who dreams of leading Minnesota's largest city — just released a commercial featuring him and his husband.

June 20 2017 8:22 PM

Just like women, men can be sized by their appearance in Trump World.

June 20 2017 6:33 PM

Certain elements of the right wasted no time in blaming all liberals for last week's shooting at a congressional baseball practice.

June 20 2017 1:03 PM

With history eerily repeating itself, a writer checks in for a surreal stay at scandal central.

June 20 2017 5:08 AM