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.

Donald Trump's supporters can't obscure the truth: His rise will lead to our ruin.

August 08 2016 5:10 AM

"Leave it to the media and liberal activists to label a gathering of faith leaders as an anti-LGBT event," said the Florida senator. 

August 07 2016 7:54 PM

"Do you think the American people are ready yet to have a first lady who has strong opinions and an agenda?"

August 07 2016 3:43 PM

The out activist's federal class action lawsuit that demands all Baton Rouge protestors' arrest records be expunged, and their court costs reimbursed by the state. 

August 05 2016 2:56 PM Updated

The energetic rally was punctuated by chants of "vote, vote, vote!"

August 04 2016 5:27 PM

Refusing to toe the corporate line, Fox journalist Megyn Kelly is gobsmacked — live on air — by the Republican candidate's nonstop unforced errors.

August 04 2016 2:50 PM