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 intern for Sen. Tom Cotton is now without a job.

June 21 2017 9:25 PM

A video of the newly elected Republican politician scoffing at LGBT rights has resurfaced.

June 21 2017 6:52 PM

While 13 male senators draft Trumpcare, the media invites twice as many men than women to weigh in on it.

June 21 2017 6:43 PM

The Europe Human Rights Court ruled against Russian "gay propaganda" law, but the Russian Justice Ministry pledged to appeal the ruling.

June 21 2017 4:56 PM

There's also widespread support for marriage equality in PRRI's latest American Values Atlas.

June 21 2017 6:18 AM

The race in the Sixth District, with an increasingly liberal population, had raised Democrats' hopes, but they were dashed.

June 20 2017 11:05 PM