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 New York Times estimates he "stretched" the truth once every 5.29 minutes.

September 27 2016 1:21 PM

If it seemed like Donald Trump was talking forever, it's because he was. 

September 27 2016 1:15 PM

Female comedians took to Twitter to mock the most misogynistic candidate. 

September 27 2016 12:54 PM

Twitter offers us a cross section of LGBT responses to the highs and lows of the first general election debate of 2016. 

September 27 2016 4:08 AM

Americans can't let Trump get away with setting a low bar for civil rights.

September 27 2016 1:06 AM

Donald Trump says he has the better temperament of the two, that not paying taxes is "smart," and that Rosie O'Donnell deserved his insults. 

September 27 2016 12:47 AM

The presidential candidate continued his assault on the lesbian mother and philanthropist.

September 26 2016 11:44 PM Updated