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.

Writer Garrett Schlichte has some requirements for the big protest.

February 02 2017 5:46 AM

Show me what democracy looks like!

February 02 2017 5:14 AM

A draft of this truly chilling anti-LGBT order is circulating in the federal government.

February 01 2017 9:08 PM Updated

Both social and economic conservatives are overjoyed with Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

February 01 2017 6:54 PM

The book will include reflections on the tumultuous presidential election.

February 01 2017 4:20 PM

He says social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass did "an amazing job" and managed to slam the press all in the same speech. And he talked about himself.

February 01 2017 3:11 PM

Falwell also supports creationism and has made Islamophobic statements.

February 01 2017 3:00 PM