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.

Almost overshadowing the strong, double-digit victory by the New York tycoon and New Hampshire primary winner is the tight race for second-place.

February 20 2016 8:05 PM

The Associated Press called the race for the former secretary of state, who finished with a five-point lead over Bernie Sanders. 

February 20 2016 5:24 PM

Barely a day after the boxer and Filipino politician apologized for comparing gays and lesbians to animals and lost his endorsement deal, he's unleashed a new rant.

February 20 2016 8:20 AM

Activists want answers about why Facebook's global politics and government outreach director is speaking at an anti-LGBT gathering in Nashville. 

February 19 2016 7:24 PM

The Duck Dynasty star speaks with such "joy," admired Ted Cruz.

February 19 2016 6:19 PM

In a vote of 38-14, the Georgia Senate has approved the so-called Pastor Protection Act, which legally protects individuals and faith-based organizations that oppose marriage equality. 

February 19 2016 4:05 PM

State senators passed a bill Thursday that creates two marriage license applications — one for same-sex couples and another for straight couples.

February 19 2016 2:51 PM