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.

Romney's 'binders full of women" gaffe from 2012 is quaint in light of the Trump administration. 

April 12 2017 7:50 PM

Protesters draped in rainbow flags shouted "close the camps" and laid pink flowers at the front gate of London's Russian Embassy, according to the UK's Evening Standard.

April 12 2017 7:36 PM

A new bill proposes that North Carolina public universities leave the Atlantic Coast Conference if the ACC again boycotts the state.

April 12 2017 6:00 PM

The rally held on Sunday raised more awareness of the 64,000 black girls currently missing across the U.S.

April 12 2017 4:11 PM

The GOP-backed bill would allow county clerks like Kim Davis to deny marriage licenses to gay couples.

April 12 2017 3:50 PM

Dozens assembled Sunday at the iconic intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave. to speak out against Trump's order to bomb Syrian military targets.

April 12 2017 2:05 PM

James Renne was a key player in a scandalous 2004 purge of gay employees in the Office of Special Counsel.

April 11 2017 8:36 PM