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 out Apple CEO says DACA is a humane response to immigration.

September 04 2017 10:52 PM

The shared work of the LGBTQ community and the labor movement dates back to the days of Harvey Milk, writes Mary Beth Maxwell of the Human Rights Campaign.

September 04 2017 5:12 AM

Desiree Fairooz's conviction was tossed in July but the Dept. of Justice is not done with her. 

September 03 2017 4:44 PM

Federal prosecutors have countered a claim by Schock's legal team that investigators asked inappropriate questions when probing whether the politician misused funds.

September 03 2017 4:40 AM

The L.A. County District Attorney's office granted immunity to those who may have information about a young man's death at the home of a prominent gay political activist.

September 03 2017 3:25 AM

If confirmed, Grenell would be the Trump administration's first openly gay appointee.

September 02 2017 4:43 PM

James Schneider, a candidate for City Council in Cape Coral, Fla., says a hateful note was left at his home last weekend.

September 02 2017 2:45 PM