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.

Brandon Studler is spending the next year working for the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. In the first of a series, Studler describes how he gathers the strength to fight the Trump administration.

August 18 2017 5:42 AM

The out exec decries the idea of "moral equivalence" between these groups and their opponents, and announces donations to human rights organizations.

August 17 2017 7:48 PM

On this episode, Dana fights back against neo-Nazis, Donald Trump's response to Charlottesville, and Steve Bannon with her guest, comedian Brad Loekle.

August 17 2017 6:00 PM

GoDaddy and even Google are refusing to support the white nationalist website The Daily Stormer.

August 17 2017 5:16 PM

Racists like Donald Trump might approve of Confederate statues, but Robert E. Lee's great-great-grandson doesn't.

August 17 2017 5:12 PM

Paladino has a history of racist and anti-LGBT rhetoric, but it's a violation of meetings law that got him kicked off the board.

August 17 2017 2:15 PM

Moore and Luther Strange will compete September 26 for the Republican nomination for U.S. senator.

August 15 2017 10:47 PM