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.

Blowback from Trump's hostile golf ball GIF —which targeted Hillary Clinton — keeps reverberating.

September 19 2017 2:32 PM

Moore used offensive terms for Native Americans and Asian-Americans at a Sunday rally.

September 18 2017 7:03 PM

Lying for a vindictive, incompetent president is not something to celebrate, according to many media watchers.

September 18 2017 1:18 PM

In an interview with Rachel Maddow, Hillary Clinton reaffirms she wasn't the sole target of Trump's misogyny.

September 15 2017 4:29 PM

While Roy Moore is a well-known homophobe, his opponent for the Republican nomination, Luther Strange, is just as extreme. But Democrat Doug Jones might be able to beat either of them.

September 15 2017 10:58 AM

In the Resistance this week, Nancy Pelosi fights for DACA and Legos battle gender bias.

September 15 2017 5:46 AM

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine — the man Trump wants to head the space agency — is a relic of the past.  

September 14 2017 3:39 PM