In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.

Kavanaugh’s hearings may be over, but the fight for our rights cannot be.

October 18 2018 3:58 PM

A rash of anti-LGBTQ lawsuits has coincided with his confirmation, and the Supreme Court has already been asked to consider several other cases.

October 18 2018 3:28 PM

Women, Mexican-Americans, and African-Americans have it easier than men, according to a new survey that sampled Trump and Clinton voters.

October 18 2018 1:56 PM

PFLAG continues to prove that parental support is powerful.

October 17 2018 4:08 PM

The city settled with Kelvin Cochran, fired for his anti-LGBTQ book, because continuing to fight his lawsuit would be even more costly.

October 17 2018 3:19 PM

Many LGBTQ Georgians are suffering. A callous Republican candidate could make things even worse, writes Chad Griffin.

October 16 2018 5:32 AM

Some right-wingers are objecting to Patrick J. Bumatay's nomination to the Ninth Circuit, but he's a conservative.

October 15 2018 6:04 PM