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 illegal drug has become one of the most popular gifts during holidays, birthdays, and graduations. 

February 13 2019 2:11 PM

The organization is backing the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, set to be considered by a House committee today.

February 13 2019 9:00 AM

Greg Harris, the new Illinois House majority leader, is one of several out lawmakers ascending to key posts.

February 13 2019 5:31 AM

The mayor of the LGBTQ mecca faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment.

February 12 2019 9:40 PM

Porterfield, who recently compared LGBTQ people to the KKK, ominously said that if he had gay kids, he'd "see if they could swim.”

February 12 2019 3:14 PM

The state's "In God We Trust" license plates fund the Alliance Defending Freedom, which works to abolish women's rights, marriage equality, and trans existence.

February 12 2019 2:30 PM

LGBTQ icons Edie Windsor and Thea Spyer are immortalized in this exclusive clip from Comedy Central.

February 12 2019 12:00 PM