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.

Carson Jones shared in his Instagram story that he wore a rainbow pin during his dad's swearing in with the VP. 

January 04 2018 2:12 PM

Donald Trump's feckless son suggested the comedian is trying to bring down his dad. DeGeneres said the elder Trump is destroying his presidency all by himself.

January 04 2018 1:54 PM

Howard C. Nielson Jr. represented the backers of Prop. 8 and argued that a gay judge could not give the case a fair hearing.

January 03 2018 7:28 PM

Carson Jones seemed to understand how surreal the moment was.

January 03 2018 7:00 PM

Trump suggested DeGeneres is part of a shadow conspiracy to take down his father's administration. 

January 03 2018 4:49 PM

At least 40 out LGBT people are seeking office in Texas in 2018, according to an extensive review by Outsmart Magazine. 

January 03 2018 4:48 PM

Maynard Jackson's role in transforming the South's unofficial capital into a safe haven.

January 03 2018 12:55 PM