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.

Fox News enlisted anti-LGBT talking head Star Parker to erroneously compare the flags. 

August 15 2017 3:29 PM

All representations of white supremacy need to be removed, say organizers of the Durham action.

August 14 2017 8:40 PM

“I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism,” Merck chairman Kenneth Frazier said.

August 14 2017 3:22 PM

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told a woman of color to shut up on national TV. 

August 14 2017 3:15 PM

The events that occurred on Friday were horrific but people are joining together in protest. 

August 13 2017 6:40 PM

The president won't call out hatred. His electoral rival ― who received 3 million more votes than him ― would.

August 12 2017 8:38 PM

LGBT patients are protected from discrimination thanks to the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration is working to end that, according to reports.

August 12 2017 7:52 PM