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.

The MSNBC journalist asks the outgoing attorney general whether we're now paying a price for our recent gains. 

December 14 2016 1:05 AM

Around 200 women and allies gathered in Los Angeles Monday to convince electors with their message of "no inauguration without investigation."

December 13 2016 8:11 PM

Trump's pick for secretary of the Interior, U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, once implied that people choose their sexual orientation — and he said Hillary Clinton was the Antichrist, but later backtracked.

December 13 2016 8:10 PM

In a mock interview, Colbert gets Donald Trump to open up about all he loves about Russia.

December 13 2016 5:46 PM

Jennifer Palmieri explains why Hillary Clinton's campaign supports the Electoral College receiving an intelligence briefing.

December 13 2016 4:24 PM

Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee believe that the First Amendment Defense Act will pass, especially given the president-elect's support for the bill.

December 13 2016 4:00 PM