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.

Trump, who has promised to overturn the Supreme Court's 2015 ruling on marriage equality, called Scalia a "great judge."

October 10 2016 11:31 AM

One debate question attempted to get at the social climate in our country. It left a lot to be discussed.

October 10 2016 2:47 AM

As Clinton discussed policy and Trump hurled attacks and whined about the moderators, LGBT tweeters reacted with jokes, memes, and outrage.

October 10 2016 2:31 AM

By inviting women who've accused Hillary Clinton's husband of sexual abuse to the debate, but then not giving any context to their appearance, he exploits their experiences.

October 10 2016 2:17 AM

It was a most contentious evening, informed by the recording released Friday of lewd remarks by Donald Trump.

October 10 2016 12:49 AM

The out journalist's tough questioning of Donald Trump will make him a target for criticism, but the media should ask for the basis of the critique.

October 10 2016 12:23 AM

Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "the devil" while she called him "unfit to serve," among other zingers.

October 09 2016 11:26 PM