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.

Some Republicans are calling for Donald Trump to step aside and let Mike Pence take over.

October 08 2016 2:17 AM Updated

The Republican presidential nominee was overheard bragging about philandering and sexual abuse, and LGBT Americans took to social media to respond.

October 07 2016 8:54 PM

The gay GOP group's PAC has released its first round of endorsements, backing nine congressional hopefuls. Just how LGBT-friendly are they, and can they win?

October 07 2016 5:58 PM

The vice-presidential debate didn't go exactly as imagined, so here's a do-over. 

October 07 2016 2:32 PM

LGBT voters were disappointed that Mike Pence wasn't confronted about his "license to discriminate" law in Indiana.

October 07 2016 2:08 PM

Marley Dias of #1000BlackGirlBooks interviews Clinton for Elle.

October 06 2016 6:24 PM

Watch the rapper recite Zoe Leonard's powerful poem. 

October 06 2016 3:55 PM