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 former Arizona sheriff, who has a history of racial profiling and mistreatment of prisoners, may end up running against bi candidate Kyrsten Sinema.

January 09 2018 3:23 PM

Sam Brownback's renomination is one of several problematic ones announced today.

January 08 2018 8:24 PM

Could one TV star dethrone another?

January 08 2018 6:44 PM

Trump revokes protected status for over 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants who have lived and worked legally in the U.S for over a decade. 

January 08 2018 5:27 PM

The court won't hear challenges to Mississippi's "license to discriminate" law, but advocates expect to bring new ones.

January 08 2018 2:50 PM Updated

For The Advocate's 50th anniversary, former Trevor Project CEO and West Hollywood Mayor Abbe Land honors Congressman Henry Waxman.

January 08 2018 10:50 AM