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 state senate passed legislation making it easier for foster and adoption agencies to reject prospective parents for being LGBT. 

1 hour 26 min ago

Trump chimed in about former Florida deputy Scot Peterson, saying he "certainly did a poor job." 

2 hours 13 min ago

Satellite images show dozens of empty villages leveled by authorities in recent weeks, destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities. 

2 hours 44 min ago

Trump makes more misguided claims regarding immigrants entering the U.S.

5:36 PM

When he was an executive as Save the Children, Justin Forsyth faced claims of misconduct.

2:03 PM

Greitens was indicted by a St. Louis grand jury on a felony charge of invasion of privacy, related to potentially blackmailing his former mistress.

10:38 AM