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.

Murray, the city's first out gay mayor, resigned after a fifth sexual abuse accusation surfaced.

September 12 2017 5:52 PM

The Texas senator — who argued for a sex toy ban in Texas — "liked" a two-minute porn video. He's now blaming a staffer for the mishap. 

September 12 2017 3:48 PM

If U.S. Sen Orrin Hatch of Utah decides to retire, Mitt Romney wants to takr his place in 2018.

September 12 2017 7:46 AM

Hillary Clinton made her first TV appearance to promote her book and she's not backing down.

September 11 2017 8:01 PM

Human Rights Watch's Kyle Knight weighs the human cost of asking a nation to determine whether a marginalized community is worthy of equality.

September 11 2017 6:01 AM

The Trump adviser who is mocked by Saturday Night Live as a masked grim reaper had never done a TV interview.

September 11 2017 1:13 AM

Paula White has said that opposing Trump is like "fighting against the hand of God."

September 10 2017 1:38 PM