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 former Democratic nominee railed on the spread of propaganda on social media during a post-election speech.

December 09 2016 11:57 AM

The British actress/singer/televison personality and fashion designer encouraged patience with the president-elect upon receiving the Trevor Hero Honoree Award in Beverly Hills Sunday.

December 09 2016 9:00 AM

This week, Sundance Film Festival supports protesters, and a new site archives Trump laments.

December 09 2016 6:43 AM

Andy Puzder, who heads the parent company of Carl's Jr., is a critic of business regulations and opposes a major increase in the minimum wage.

December 08 2016 5:51 PM

The first lady told People that just because she and her husband are aiding in the transition effort doesn't mean she takes back anything she said about Trump during the election.

December 08 2016 1:28 PM

The defeat of North Carolina's Pat McCrory proves that progress has not completely ground to a halt, writes HRC's Chad Griffin.

December 08 2016 5:46 AM