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.

Salacious gossip swirling over the departure of Omarosa Manigault-Newman is obscuring the larger story.

December 15 2017 5:20 PM

"Unity wins out," Carson Jones declared in response to the surprising results of the Senate race.

December 15 2017 4:39 PM

Chai Feldblum has a distinguished record of fighting discrimination, making her a target of the religious right.

December 15 2017 2:15 PM

Enough, it turns out, to show he's not just the vanquisher of our enemy Roy Moore but a genuine ally.

December 15 2017 5:51 AM

Huckabee called out Mika Brzezinski and other feminists for failing to support other women like his daughter — despite her record of defending her boss's sexism.

December 14 2017 4:26 PM

Dana thanks the black women of Alabama who kept a bigot from the Senate. Also, comedian Sampson McCormick talks about performing in front of the KKK.

December 14 2017 3:24 PM

Truly terrible nominees Jeff Mateer and Brett Talley won't be confirmed to the federal courts, but other problematic nominations are proceeding.

December 14 2017 6:32 AM