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.

For The Advocate's 50th Anniversary, Reaching Out MBA executive director Matt Kidd honors out former Congressman Barney Frank.

November 13 2017 6:29 AM

Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a teenager when she married Joseph, says State Auditor Jim Zeigler.

November 10 2017 2:08 PM

The USDA website supports allowing religious freedom as a means to discriminate against LGBT people. 

November 09 2017 8:22 PM

Slavery is America's original sin. Don't forget that for a minute, Trump administration.

November 09 2017 8:20 PM

He made the comment at a campaign event Wednesday, and today he was defiant about remaining in the race to fight "evil" after being accused of pedophilia.

November 09 2017 7:31 PM

They include the first lesbian state delegate in Virginia and the first transgender elected official in Pennsylvania.

November 09 2017 2:27 PM

A woman claims Moore engaged in a relationship with her when she was 14 and he was 32. Other women have also come forward saying they had relationships with the Alabama politician when they were teens.

November 09 2017 1:48 PM Updated