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.

In a court filing, Department of Health and Human Services indicated it would roll back protections for trans men and women.

May 02 2017 8:39 PM

"The American people deserve to know who will stand up and speak out for those on the margins of society," writes the U.S. representative from Rhode Island.

May 02 2017 5:09 PM

The revived bill seeks to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to bar anti-LGBT discrimination in employment, housing, and federal programs.

May 02 2017 4:30 PM

He has invited religious right leaders to the White House and is expected to unveil the "religious liberty" order, enabling discrimination against LGBT people and others.

May 02 2017 3:42 PM

The former Democratic nominee and secretary of State speaks candidly to Christiane Amanpour about the election, women, and the future of America.

May 02 2017 2:16 PM

Gun control advocates Igor Volsky and Mark Glaze say a march against the president's policies is certainly appropriate during this year's Pride celebrations.

May 02 2017 5:23 AM

Congressional leaders will gather on Tuesday to re-introduce the Equality Act, which would finally ban anti-LGBT discrimination in housing and employment.

May 01 2017 8:39 PM