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.

After the latest mass shooting, GAG plans to disrupt the Capitol.

November 06 2017 4:15 AM

Despite the warnings numerous LGBT organizations made about Joan Larsen's views on civil rights, the Trump nominee will now sit on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

November 03 2017 6:04 PM

Parsing the rationale for the Kremlin's often-bizarre intervention in the 2016 election.

November 03 2017 3:36 PM

The suggestive remarks and propositions are all about power, the women point out.

November 03 2017 2:23 PM

Before the Senate votes between four judicial nominees who hold very problematic views, Democratic Party Leader Patty Murray fights back against the conservative tide.

November 03 2017 1:40 PM

"Actions of and statements by Mr. Yiannopoulos have caused pain and divisiveness undermining the open and productive discourse that I had hoped to facilitate," Mercer wrote.

November 02 2017 11:15 PM

Sam Clovis has withdrawn from consideration for the position because of connections to the alleged Trump-Russia collusion, but he'll still have a senior position at the Department of Agriculture.

November 02 2017 2:26 PM