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.

Moore and Luther Strange will compete September 26 for the Republican nomination for U.S. senator.

August 15 2017 10:47 PM

That's one of the theories being advanced by the extreme right post-Charlottesville.

August 15 2017 6:31 PM

Donald Trump launched a defense of those he said were merely trying to protest the removal of a statue.

August 15 2017 6:16 PM

Citing his conscience, a fifth executive quits the president's manufacturing council. But plenty remain.

August 15 2017 5:47 PM

Fox News enlisted anti-LGBT talking head Star Parker to erroneously compare the flags. 

August 15 2017 3:29 PM

All representations of white supremacy need to be removed, say organizers of the Durham action.

August 14 2017 8:40 PM

“I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism,” Merck chairman Kenneth Frazier said.

August 14 2017 3:22 PM