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.

Huckabee called out Mika Brzezinski and other feminists for failing to support other women like his daughter — despite her record of defending her boss's sexism.

4:26 PM

Dana thanks the black women of Alabama who kept a bigot from the Senate. Also, comedian Sampson McCormick talks about performing in front of the KKK.

3:24 PM

Truly terrible nominees Jeff Mateer and Brett Talley won't be confirmed to the federal courts, but other problematic nominations are proceeding.

6:32 AM

The vanquished Senate candidate is going down in a blaze of incoherence.

12:29 AM

Some are yelling fraud and conspiracy, but others realistically concede he was a terrible candidate.

December 13 2017 4:33 PM

Black voters kept Roy Moore out of the Senate, and Twitter thinks they deserve more than a "thanks."

December 13 2017 3:48 PM

Beverly Young Nelson feels partially vindicated by Roy Moore's Senate loss. But she said the case against him is far from closed.

December 13 2017 3:32 PM