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 Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates, Kirk Cox, wants to do away with gendered titles after Roem's historic win. 

November 23 2017 10:58 AM

On Wednesday, Rep. Kathleen Rice became the first House Democrat to call on Conyers to resign.

November 22 2017 5:55 PM

Tim Miller, a prominent Republican player and former communications director for the presidential candidate, asks his followers to donate to Doug Jones.

November 22 2017 4:17 PM

The Advocate launches its first-ever podcast on Tuesday.

November 22 2017 2:27 PM

As a part of her Point Foundation Community Service Project, University of Souther California student and 2017 Point Scholar Kerri Cecil organized a memorial honoring the 2,609 trans people murdered since 2008.

November 22 2017 6:14 AM

The homophobic hate group MassResistance hosted a curiously gay performance.

November 21 2017 3:17 PM