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.

In response to the vice president's tie-breaking vote to break the deadlocked U.S. Senate and confirm DeVos as Education secretary, her opponents are threatening to homeschool their children.

February 07 2017 1:11 PM

"Our message as a city is clear: We're not going back!" said WeHo Councilmember Lindsey P. Horvath at a Thursday rally.

February 07 2017 12:57 PM

Whatever Trump thinks about LGBT people, he seems to only hire people who hate us.

February 07 2017 5:58 AM

Among the speakers at the rally was Sen. Chuck Schumer, who led the crowds in a chant, "Dump Trump!"

February 06 2017 6:51 PM Updated

That's "the purview of the president," Mike Pence tells ABC's George Stephanopoulos.

February 06 2017 2:58 PM

Far-right media claims of the week: Anti-Trump protesters are getting paid and transgender kids offend God.

February 06 2017 6:43 AM