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 judge called same-sex marriage an oxymoron akin to "jumbo shrimp." 

September 23 2016 11:56 AM

The presidential candidate's well-honed but little-known sense of humor shines in the Zach Galifianakis clip.

September 22 2016 3:43 PM

LGBT media leaders issued an open letter shaming the magazine for its profile of Milo Yiannopoulos.

September 22 2016 2:19 PM

Protests rocked Charlotte for a second night following a police shooting. 

September 22 2016 11:49 AM

Register to vote like your life depends on it. Oh, right, it does.

September 22 2016 5:27 AM

Maybe leave the rainbows to us, Mr. Trump.

5:45 PM Updated

Clinton and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon read letters from her youngest fans.

4:46 PM