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 anti-LGBT Supreme Court justice was known for callously speaking his mind. 

January 15 2018 1:07 PM

The transgender whistleblower's political campaign has sparked strong reactions on both sides of the political spectrum.

January 14 2018 4:57 PM

Facing mass protests, Trump cancels a planned British trip.

January 12 2018 6:51 PM

John Feeley, the U.S. ambassador to Panama, has submitted his letter of resignation saying he cannot continue to serve the Trump administration. 

January 12 2018 6:48 PM

The out journalist was rightfully fed up and couldn't take it anymore.

January 12 2018 5:52 PM

Democrats plan to make visible statements against sexual assault at the presidential address.

January 12 2018 3:02 PM