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.

Check out the official teaser for the upcoming Advocate series Out in Left Field With Dana Goldberg. Episodes start July 18.

July 12 2017 6:49 AM

Volunteers at the Los Angeles LGBT Center use emotional tales to fight for Obamacare.

July 12 2017 6:07 AM

HRC Rising hopes to replicate one of the rare successes in the 2016 election cycle, writes JoDee Winterhof.

July 12 2017 5:46 AM

Investing millions of dollars and hiring new staff, HRC hopes to influence congressional and gubernatorial races.

July 11 2017 3:14 PM

Sen. Bryce Marlatt's record includes backing a bill that bans abortion at 20 weeks. 

July 10 2017 8:44 PM

Chelsea Clinton cheerfully fired back when Trump namechecked her to deflect from G20 criticism. 

July 10 2017 4:15 PM

Clinton came through with a clapback for the ages.

July 07 2017 4:50 PM