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.

Alison Schumer and her fiance Elizabeth Weiland had a small wedding ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.

2:44 PM

Teresa Shook says the march's current leaders have allowed “anti-Semitism, anti-LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric” into the movement.

November 19 2018 7:05 PM

With a victory declared for Democrat Gil Cisneros, the county will have no Republicans in the U.S. House.

November 19 2018 3:48 PM

The Democrat came up short in a recount, but said he won't abandon social justice causes.

November 19 2018 7:44 AM

A pro-LGBTQ provision in a trade agreement between North American nations incites a Republican riot.

November 18 2018 1:14 PM

Abrams acknowledged that Brian Kemp will be Georgia's next governor but continued to accuse him of voter suppression.

November 16 2018 7:21 PM

She's neither our savior nor our enemy, writes Amanda Kerri.

November 16 2018 3:49 PM