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 Republican presidential nominee's list of those he'd appoint to the Supreme Court is full of bad news for LGBT people.

September 24 2016 6:49 AM

LGBT journalists are uniting in opposition to a profile published by Out magazine.

4:23 PM

The stakes could not be any higher.

12:07 PM

The judge called same-sex marriage an oxymoron akin to "jumbo shrimp." 

11:56 AM

The presidential candidate's well-honed but little-known sense of humor shines in the Zach Galifianakis clip.

September 22 2016 3:43 PM

LGBT media leaders issued an open letter shaming the magazine for its profile of Milo Yiannopoulos.

September 22 2016 2:19 PM

Protests rocked Charlotte for a second night following a police shooting. 

September 22 2016 11:49 AM