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.

John Gore, chosen as assistant attorney general for civil rights, also defended voter suppression laws.

January 21 2017 4:35 PM

The victim is in critical condition, and a "person of interest" has been arrested.

January 21 2017 2:17 PM

"I promise you I'll be right there with you."

January 20 2017 3:29 PM

Queer protesters speak out about why they are attending the inauguration.

January 20 2017 2:55 PM

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