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.

Our favorite moment from Thursday's pre-inauguration luncheon: when the president-elect decided he'd escorted future First Lady Melania far enough, pointed at a chair and told her to go sit in it.

January 20 2017 12:19 AM

The Women's March is bringing hundreds of thousands to Washington, D.C. But it's not feminism per se that's calling this social worker there.

January 19 2017 5:44 AM

A queer Latinx woman on what's compelling her to attend Saturday's historic Women's March. 

January 19 2017 5:18 AM

One protester twerked on the roof of a car in front of Mike Pence's D.C.  home. 

January 19 2017 12:55 AM

Price got tough questions on Obamacare repeal and conflicts of interest.

January 18 2017 8:45 PM

The former senator and longtime enemy of LGBT rights is now a senior political commentator.

January 18 2017 8:03 PM