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.

The openly gay official has filed a bill that would change gendered language so LGBTQ people and women can be officially elected.

January 18 2019 6:10 PM

If both Donald Trump and Mike Pence are booted from office, Pelosi would ascend to the presidency, and that would be a game changer.

January 18 2019 3:41 PM

The Family Research Council president derides anger over anti-LGBTQ policies as “attacks on Christian education by the mainstream media.”

January 18 2019 10:44 AM

The vice president's wife is teaching at an anti-LGBTQ school, so the Trevor Project sent the school a pro-gay present. 

January 17 2019 5:25 PM

"I said and believed things that were wrong, and worse, they were very hurtful to people in the LGBTQ community," the presidential hopeful said. 

January 17 2019 3:58 PM

Political advances can't happen with a government in paralysis. But systems aren't as broken in Nevada, Dallas, or Baton Rouge.

January 17 2019 7:01 AM

Immanuel Christian School requires applicants to swear off "moral misconduct" including gay sex, trans identity, and watching porn. 

January 16 2019 12:54 PM Updated