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.

Nobody said it was going to be easy to change the world around you.

January 30 2017 5:40 AM

The president's "me first" mentality is un-American, and he knows it.

January 30 2017 5:02 AM

Crowds gathered at airports and in dozens of cities nationwide to voice their opposition to the executive orders that barred entry into the U.S. by people from seven Muslim-majority nations. 

January 29 2017 7:00 PM

Hundreds demonstrated in Lafayette Park across from the White House, shouting, "No hate. No Fear. Refugees are welcome here!" 

January 29 2017 6:40 PM

Although Uber's CEO is pledging to support drivers impacted by Trump's travel ban, the company's decision to not honor an airport strike by taxi drivers sparked outrage online as customers fled to Lyft.

January 29 2017 6:02 PM

Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice denounced the latest controversial move by President Trump, and former Defense Secretary Robert Gates called it "a big mistake."

January 29 2017 4:22 PM

He was detained when coming back to the U.S. from a cruise that went to Mexico and Haiti.

January 29 2017 3:57 PM