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 president drew a blank when asked about the global effort at a recent press pool.

February 20 2019 5:28 PM

Republicans and the American Family Association worked to remove the specific groups from the proposed legislation.

February 20 2019 2:17 PM

Lori Lightfoot, a veteran community activist, wants a livable Chicago for more than tourists and downtown denizens.

February 20 2019 5:27 AM

The Trump Administration, which has repeatedly taken action against LGBTQ peoeple, has launched a global iniative to decriminalize homosexuality.  

February 19 2019 4:22 PM

Audrey Pence, the youngest child of the antigay Pences, is clearly different from her parents.

February 19 2019 3:04 PM

The comedian uses an iconic hit from the Queen of Pop to expose the president's wall mania.

February 19 2019 10:51 AM

The Vermont politician announced in a campaign video that he promises to fight homophobia, religious bigotry as president — but are they sincere? 

February 19 2019 8:49 AM