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 pop star was a big supporter of the nation's first female major party presidential nominee.

November 30 2016 3:46 PM

OneWest, where Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin was chairman, is the subject of a complaint alleging failure to make housing loans in minority neighborhoods.

November 29 2016 8:25 PM

In a post to her personal website, the lesbian comedian said her 3-year-old daughter was diagnosed with autism in September.

November 29 2016 10:07 AM

It's Giving Tuesday. So give to charities that will fight for your rights.

November 29 2016 6:32 AM

The Republican congressman from Georgia is a major opponent of Obamacare.

November 28 2016 10:31 PM

The niece of Fidel Castro takes on Cuba's dark history of homophobia in this powerful HBO documentary.

November 28 2016 7:49 PM

The owner of this studio in Montclair invited local students to paint a beautiful mural on her boarded windows during renovation. Unfortunately, Trump supporters destroyed the art.

November 28 2016 6:20 PM