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 president retweeted a meme of him eclipsing Barrack Obama with racial undertones.

August 24 2017 5:11 PM

Equality Illinois helped usher in new legislation that will make it easier for LGBT people to affect policy in schools, hospitals, and prisons.

August 24 2017 12:51 PM

Mrs. Steve Mnuchin, a.k.a. the most hated woman in America, is so entitled and greedy, she makes '80s Russia look like a good idea.

August 24 2017 6:01 AM

On this episode, Dana takes on Trump's possible impeachment, the Texas bathroom bill, and Confederate flags with her guest, Transparent star Ian Harvie.

August 24 2017 5:46 AM

Hillary Clinton's book excerpt reveals she was damned if she did, damned if she didn't face down Donald Trump during their second debate. 

August 23 2017 3:30 PM

The laughably inauthentic VP says there's a move afoot to "erase history."

August 22 2017 2:58 PM

Everyone wants our so-called president out of office because he's a huge failure. But he never was really elected in the first place, writes out former FBI agent Susan Surftone.

August 22 2017 5:55 AM