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.

Speaking at the 2017 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Awards, the first lady called for unity in fighting injustice in all forms. 

March 29 2017 7:47 PM

Hillary Clinton is finally "out of the woods," and is using her voice to defend journalist April Ryan and Congresswoman Maxine Waters from Republican attacks.

March 29 2017 6:33 PM

During a White House Press Conference, Press Secretary Sean Spicer shuts down American Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan and tells her to "stop shaking your head again."

March 29 2017 3:35 PM

Trump just made it easier for federal contractors to discriminate about LGBT people.

March 29 2017 12:58 PM

A gay man has successfully claimed that in a suit that discrimination based on sexual orientation can't be separated from discrimination based on gender.

March 28 2017 9:57 PM

Heather Wilson was an opponent of LGBT equality during her time in Congress.

March 28 2017 8:37 PM

Paulson is ready to become the tweeter in chief. 

March 28 2017 4:43 PM