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.

With history eerily repeating itself, a writer checks in for a surreal stay at scandal central.

June 20 2017 5:08 AM

Lawyer Jay Sekulow is a longtime advocate for the religious right.

June 19 2017 5:21 PM

Malta, population 420,000, shows what political will and a commitment to separation of church and state can accomplish.

June 19 2017 11:03 AM

The transgender reality star made the very questionable joke during a college Republican gathering and was greeted with cheers.

June 17 2017 10:16 PM

A fan-toting educator posing with Trump doesn't quite qualify as standing up to the president.

June 17 2017 9:03 PM

Hey, Sessions and Trump, "Treason is the word."

June 17 2017 3:05 PM

LGBT activists praised Ana Brnabić's appointment, but their expectations for progress are low, given Serbia's deeply ingrained homophobia.

June 17 2017 4:13 AM