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.

President Trump tells a female reporter that she has a "nice smile on her face" while on a call with out Irish leader Leo Varadkar.

June 28 2017 7:07 PM

Anti-LGBT legislation, which a court just ruled can go into effect, will make life even harder for queer people in Mississippi.

June 28 2017 1:47 PM

Don't think the Republicans are giving up, though.

June 27 2017 7:43 PM

A new exhibit in West Hollywood recalls those (seemingly) halycon days.

June 27 2017 5:33 PM

A group of corporations and organizations urged a federal appeals court to interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act in this way.

June 27 2017 5:13 PM

President John Magufuli is determined to continue a regime of imprisoning men accused of being gay even if that means losing foreign aid.  

June 27 2017 3:28 PM

Truth Wins Out declares victory in its battle against "ex-gay therapy." 

June 27 2017 2:12 PM