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.

Five weeks in, the people are fed up.

March 03 2017 5:17 AM

Fifty-three major companies rallied in support of the trans teen who is suing his school over the right to use the bathroom that corresponds with his gender identity.

March 02 2017 7:09 PM

The NY Daily News has obtained documents showing Breitbart's attempt to trademark the offensive term while under the leadership of Steve Bannon.

March 02 2017 3:10 PM

Although his own Justice Department says he did, Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to deny talking with Russian diplomats during the presidential campaign. Is he lying? Watch for yourself.

March 02 2017 2:53 PM

As attorney general, he's moved the nation backward on transgender rights, voting rights, and more.

March 02 2017 2:41 PM

The anti-LGBT — and allegedly racist — attorney general is in steaming hot water over his lies to the Senate regarding his Russian connections. Will he be gone by Monday?

March 02 2017 2:10 PM Updated

The president hasn't explained what morally justifies his botched mission in Yemen. 

March 02 2017 1:19 PM