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.

Comedy writer Daniel Kibblesmith (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) is making queer history with his new picture book titled Santa's Husband.

March 31 2017 2:58 PM

"My journey with the character helped me come out."

March 31 2017 1:54 PM

"HB 142 really does not solve the problems that HB2 created," said National Guard veteran and trans activist Vivian Taylor.

March 31 2017 1:28 PM

Trump attempted his best behavior during a speech to women in honor of Women's History Month, but it's easy to read between his lines. 

March 30 2017 8:27 PM

The Human Rights Campaign and the American Civil Liberties Union both opposed the compromise.

March 30 2017 4:39 PM Updated

As the bill heads to the governer's desk, the former governor shows his support for it.

March 30 2017 2:26 PM