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.

It was a most contentious evening, informed by the recording released Friday of lewd remarks by Donald Trump.

October 10 2016 12:49 AM

The out journalist's tough questioning of Donald Trump will make him a target for criticism, but the media should ask for the basis of the critique.

October 10 2016 12:23 AM

Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "the devil" while she called him "unfit to serve," among other zingers.

October 09 2016 11:26 PM

Hillary Clinton said she admired Donald Trump's children and he admired her resilience, then they shook hands, after starting in opposite corners and Trump repeatedly jabbed Clinton.

October 09 2016 10:50 PM

“You hear these things I’ve said and I was embarrassed by it,” Trump said. “But I have tremendous respect for women.”

October 09 2016 10:07 PM

Expect fireworks between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tonight in St. Louis.

October 09 2016 8:41 PM

The mayor of New York dances around the latest scandal ensaring Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, in which he was caught using profane and sexually aggressive language towards women.

October 09 2016 6:38 PM