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 former Republican congressman wants his corruption charges thrown out.

April 19 2018 6:48 PM

The Quinnipiac University poll found that 44 percent of Texans favor Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke for Ted Cruz's Senate seat.

April 19 2018 6:18 PM

The Senate confirmed Jim Bridenstine today in a party-line vote.

April 19 2018 5:04 PM

The nation's largest LGBT civil rights group is warning the public about "the most powerful and least scrutinized vice president in American history."

April 19 2018 3:32 PM

Silver, the creator of statistics website FiveThirtyEight, says he and his staff will join ABC News as the mid-term elections approach. 

April 19 2018 2:01 PM

The former president commended the students' bravery and embrace of intersectionality.

April 19 2018 1:54 PM

Gerod Rody on why he started the organization Out for Sustainability, and how you can get involved.

April 19 2018 6:26 AM