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.

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

Satirist Randy Rainbow takes on Melania Trump's "Be Best" campaign to the tune of "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast. 

October 15 2018 4:03 PM

A Kansas Republican said congressional candidate Sharice Davids  “will be sent back packing to the reservation.”

October 15 2018 3:36 PM

The bizarre artwork was discovered during Trump's 60 Minutes interview.

October 15 2018 3:28 PM