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.

Fired FBI director James Comey may have handed the presidency to Trump, but he could help snatch it back Thursday.

June 07 2017 6:02 AM

Michael Tracey claimed 78-year-old Waters shoved him, and then he used misogynist language to discredit her.

June 06 2017 9:20 PM

Progressive transgender politicians are seeking office all over the nation, from New York to Virginia to Minnesota to California.

June 05 2017 12:59 PM

The Born This Way Foundation, run by Cynthia Germanotta, just released some sobering statistics on the impact of online harassment on queer youth. The group is calling for action — now.

June 05 2017 6:41 AM

Actor Sir Ian McKellen joins Amnesty International in protesting the violence against gay people in Chechnya. The protest took place in front of the Russian embassy in London.

June 02 2017 8:12 PM