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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.

GLAAD and Shea Diamond released a new video featuring queer Americans expressing optimism for the future.

January 20 2021 4:01 PM

GLAAD's Sarah Kate Ellis and others mark “a new page in history for our country and the LGBTQ community.” 

January 20 2021 3:34 PM

The youngest inaugural poet ever delivered an inspiring reading at the Biden inauguration.

January 20 2021 12:52 PM

Biden delivered an inaugural address calling for unity.

January 20 2021 12:43 PM

The bisexual singer brought musical passion and patriotism to the historic event.

January 20 2021 12:04 PM

The outgoing secretary of State delivered a Twitter tirade against diversity.

January 19 2021 2:14 PM

Winning the Senate was an enormous victory — and one that offers lessons for the future.

January 15 2021 3:51 PM