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.

March marks the 30th anniversary of ACT UP. Lesbian activist Andi Segal recalls her first ACT UP protest and reiterates why it is crucial to have our voices heard.

March 01 2017 3:29 PM

The president said he was there to unite the country even while consistently using divisive language.

February 28 2017 10:55 PM

Beset by unending controversies, the unpopular president will try to turn this ship around.

February 28 2017 8:10 PM

The out New York Times columnist called out the education secretary for calling historically-black colleges and universities "pioneers when it comes to school choice."

February 28 2017 7:41 PM