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.

Queries included whether discrimination against a gay couple was equivalent to racial discrimination and whether the state of Colorado showed hostility to religion.

December 05 2017 1:23 PM Updated

Brad Clark will take the helm as Gill's new president and CEO at the start of a busy year of elections and court battles.

December 05 2017 11:00 AM

Trump's travel ban, which restricts travel from six mostly Muslim countries, passed through the Supreme Court after being deemed unconstitutional in lower courts. 

December 04 2017 6:16 PM

After multiple assault allegations caused other Republicans to denounce Senate candidate Roy Moore, Donald Trump publicly endorsed him. Trump himself faces several accusations of sexual misconduct, including rape.

December 04 2017 5:20 PM

Meet the plaintiffs suing to end discrimination against same-sex couples in the name of religion. 

December 04 2017 2:21 PM

We shouldn't allow a potentially illegitimate president to alter the federal judiciary, writes former FBI agent Susan Surftone.

December 04 2017 6:32 AM