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.

Gay student activist vs. Chinese Government.

September 12 2016 4:48 PM

As the Black Panthers turn 50, we take a look back at how queer liberation became part of their mission.

September 12 2016 6:45 AM

The possible future vice president of the United States told an LGBT audience that he believes the Roman Catholic Church will embrace same-sex marriage.

September 11 2016 1:49 PM

Furious Trump tweet expected in 3, 2...

September 10 2016 5:48 PM

After making the seemingly off-the-cuff statement at a New York fundraiser, Donald Trump and Mike Pence go on the attack.

September 10 2016 2:26 PM