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.

The GOP's decision to "go nuclear" changes longstanding rules by allowing Gorsuch's nomination to go forward on a simple majority vote in the U.S. Senate.

April 06 2017 4:31 PM

Citizens walked hand-in-hand on Wednesday to show solidarity with two gay men who were attacked in the Dutch city of Arnhem.

April 06 2017 3:11 PM

Will the president sign an executive order legalizing bias? The senators hope so.

April 05 2017 5:53 PM

Alexander Pechtold and Wouter Koolmees were seen holding hands outside the Dutch parliament in a show of solidarity after a gay couple was beaten while walking hand-in-hand on Sunday.

April 05 2017 3:20 PM

State Sen. Mark Green is a sponsor of legislation that would sanction discrimination.

April 04 2017 10:06 PM

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does cover sexual orientation discrimination, the Seventh Circuit rules, making it the highest court to arrive at this determination. 

April 04 2017 8:16 PM