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 former First Lady took home a decisive victory in the Palmetto State, while Bernie Sanders said from Minnesota that "love trumps hate."

February 27 2016 7:16 PM

It’s the system, and not performers like The Danish Girl's Eddie Redmayne, that is responsible for the lack of diversity in mainstream Hollywood, says The Advocate's transgender issues correspondent. 

February 27 2016 6:00 AM

The staunch LGBT ally says MSNBC has marginalized her by repeatedly preempting her show, and she'll return only on her own terms.

February 26 2016 6:27 PM

Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada abruptly backed away from the "beyond humbling" opportunity to be considered as a justice. 

February 26 2016 4:34 PM

The New Jersey Governor said Donald Trump is the GOP's best chance to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House. 

February 26 2016 1:12 PM

Will Republicans listen to the Ohio governor on social issues?

February 26 2016 1:58 AM

A pro-LGBT demonstration during Rick Warren's speech at the National Religious Broadcasters' annual conference left attendees stunned. 

February 25 2016 7:31 PM