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 issues a president faces are not black and white, and cannot be boiled down into 140 characters," said the First Lady.

July 26 2016 2:49 PM

The senator from Massachusetts said the GOP nominee is "a man who cares only for himself, every minute of every day."

July 26 2016 2:36 PM

In a speech at the Democratic National Convention, Jason Collins praised Clinton, who he met with privately before his groundbreaking announcement.

July 26 2016 10:07 AM

The senator from Vermont gave a rousing speech and a full-throated endorsement of Hillary Clinton, but left many of his supporters in tears as he expressed his regret that he was not the nominee.

July 26 2016 9:49 AM

The (not so) complicated psychology of Donald Trump supporters.

July 26 2016 5:02 AM