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.

In a bold rebuke to state leadership, Jackson enacts protections for its LGBT citizens.

June 15 2016 9:27 PM

Trump told supporters at a rally in Atlanta that what happened in Orlando will happen again, and his only solution is to close the borders and arm more Americans.

June 15 2016 6:33 PM

“We need to write discrimination out of our law right away,” Rep. Sean Maloney said.

June 15 2016 10:01 AM

The fear about Islam being spread by Donald Trump only added to anxiety for these queer Muslims.

June 15 2016 6:28 AM

Shootings and xenophobia are proliferating because the wrong people are running the country, writes the Victory Fund's Aisha Moodie-Mills.


June 15 2016 5:43 AM

Watch the president angrily denounce the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, then Trump tell a North Carolina rally Obama should have saved that outrage for the Orlando killer.

June 14 2016 10:28 PM