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 transition of power also came with several broken links dedicated to civil rights and climate change.

January 20 2017 2:41 PM

Some clergy members asserted Christian supremacy, while others praised humility at the inauguration of a man known for ego.

January 20 2017 2:14 PM

The "Nasty Woman" pin is primed and ready.

January 20 2017 1:50 PM

Protesters attempting to block inauguration viewing areas have turned violent and damaged property. 

January 20 2017 1:19 PM

We wish we could wake up from this too. 

January 20 2017 12:46 PM

The new president says the solution to what divides us is “a total allegiance to the United States of America.”

January 20 2017 12:32 PM

A united front.

January 20 2017 11:55 AM