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.

For this episode, Dana discusses Jeff Sessions's new "Religious Freedom" guidance, Trump's bad joke about hanging gays, and keeps it light with comedian and author of "Everything is Awful: And Other Observations," Matt Bellassai.

October 19 2017 3:14 PM

Many in the extreme right media seem to think sexual harassment and assault were rare before the 1960s.

October 19 2017 2:28 PM

Many Puerto Ricans are still forced to wait in long lines just to get water and electricity remains a rarity.

October 19 2017 1:53 PM

A gay Republican group says the deal could be renegotiated to include human rights protections, but others say this is unlikely.

October 18 2017 6:03 PM

The publication says over 60 people can confirm Trump's comments.

October 18 2017 1:42 PM

A commentary in USA Today claimed most gay bars are sweaty sex dens where nonconsensual groping is rampant, akin to Harvey Weinstein's hotel room. Which bars does this op-ed writer frequent? 

October 18 2017 5:07 AM

Want to know more about why Roy Moore is horrible for the Senate and LGBT people? Matt Baume explains.

October 17 2017 6:54 PM