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.

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

A Minnesota lawmaker calls out white male reps for playing cards while women of color gave impassioned speeches to block a bill that would penalize protesters for exercising their First Amendment right. 

April 11 2017 6:09 PM

GLAAD's president is calling on Haley to "condemn this humanitarian crisis."

April 11 2017 5:00 PM

The mass protest will be held near the Russian embassy in London on Wednesday, April 12, according to Gay Star News.

April 11 2017 4:17 PM

Since Hillary Clinton remarked last week that she believed misogyny played a role in the election, many white male pundits have been asked to offer their opinion on the subject. 

April 10 2017 8:37 PM

Bentley quit Monday night as Alabama's legislature was preparing to impeach him amid allegations that he misused state resources to cover up an affair with a former staffer, according to CNN.

April 10 2017 7:47 PM

With HB 2 "repealed," Charlotte will get a chance to host the All-Star Game in 2019.

April 10 2017 5:39 PM