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 Alliance Defending Freedom, which argued for a Colorado baker's antigay policy in the Supreme Court, has a long record of homophobic and transphobic activism.

December 06 2017 3:04 PM

During the Billboard's Women in Music Awards red carpet, we caught up with John Legend's manager, Ty Stiklorious, and asked why we haven't seen more women running the music business.  

December 06 2017 6:12 AM

The attorney who brought down DOMA shares her thoughts on today's Supreme Court arguments.

December 06 2017 4:40 AM

Following the first hearing of oral arguments at the Supreme Court, David Mullen and partner Charlie Craig explain why this case is not just about dessert.

December 05 2017 9:47 PM

Here's what's going on and why it's about so much more than cake. 

December 05 2017 7:17 PM

Here's what Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, had to say after the conclusion of today's oral arguments.

December 05 2017 6:42 PM

The second lady is reportedly in agreement with much of the world: Donald Trump makes her skin crawl.

December 05 2017 5:54 PM