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.

There were over 200 reports of assault in the 72 hours after Trump was elected.

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“We need you,” Hillary Clinton said in a Wednesday speech. “America needs you, your energy, your ambition, your talent. That is how we get through this.”

10:04 AM

SPLC reports an astounding number of hate-related incidents of physical and verbal harrassment fueled by Trump's election.

10:02 AM

The professor who famously suggested Peter Thiel isn't gay now questions all LGBT Republicans.

5:36 AM

Gutiérrez, who interrupted President Obama at a Pride reception last year, says she is prepared to challenge power.

November 16 2016 4:46 PM

When Glenn Beck and Bernie Sanders are on the same page, things are definitely strange, according to Seth Meyers.

November 16 2016 4:25 PM