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.

Expect fireworks between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tonight in St. Louis.

October 09 2016 8:41 PM

The mayor of New York dances around the latest scandal ensaring Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, in which he was caught using profane and sexually aggressive language towards women.

October 09 2016 6:38 PM

Comedian Kate McKinnon gets the reflexive shimmy just right.

October 09 2016 6:56 AM

The Republican presidential candidate is losing support from some corners — but not from the evangelicals who most loudly have promoted "family values."

October 09 2016 1:01 AM

One creative couple had an idea that's going viral for Hillary Clinton.

October 08 2016 5:00 PM

The Texas attorney general known for his transphobic positions is also accused of secruties fraud.

October 08 2016 2:51 PM

Some Republicans are calling for Donald Trump to step aside and let Mike Pence take over.

October 08 2016 2:17 AM Updated