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.

As special counsel, Robert Mueller will have a greater degree of autonomy than attorneys with the Justice Department.

May 17 2017 6:58 PM

Since Trump's order, ICE confirms its immigration enforcement activity has resulted in more than 400 arrests per day, according to Buzzfeed News.

May 17 2017 6:25 PM

The Republican governor took the important step to protect LGBT kids, making Nevada the 10th state or jurisdiction with such a law. 

May 17 2017 2:34 PM

The contrarian, "feminist," and academic assails Clinton even as Trump's White House falls apart.

May 17 2017 9:54 AM

He's no master strategist, writes Amanda Kerri, but a fool enabled by money and privilege.

May 17 2017 5:26 AM

And no, the wingnut commentator's remark about H.R. McMaster is not a compliment.

May 16 2017 8:44 PM

Clinton's new PAC, Onward Together, "encourages people to organize, get involved, and run for office."

May 16 2017 2:07 PM