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.

Trump suggested DeGeneres is part of a shadow conspiracy to take down his father's administration. 

January 03 2018 4:49 PM

At least 40 out LGBT people are seeking office in Texas in 2018, according to an extensive review by Outsmart Magazine. 

January 03 2018 4:48 PM

Maynard Jackson's role in transforming the South's unofficial capital into a safe haven.

January 03 2018 12:55 PM

Richard Jaffe, who defended Moore's son on a drug charge, is a "passionate supporter" of Jones and plans to be at his Senate swearing-in Wednesday.

January 02 2018 8:11 PM

The anti-LGBT former congresswoman and presidential hopeful might run for Al Franken's old seat if she hears the call.

January 02 2018 4:23 PM

A chance to change (almost) everything happens in 10 months. Here are the races that will affect you.

January 02 2018 3:15 PM

History for equality will be made on Tuesday, even if it's an advance that is immediately in jeopardy.

January 01 2018 5:03 PM