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.

Trump refuses to denounce white nationalism and issues a statement of platitudes regarding the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

August 12 2017 5:44 PM

The state will hold Republican and Democratic primaries Tuesday, and Moore has a solid lead among GOPers.

August 11 2017 9:24 PM

This week in the Resistance, Trump's approval ratings hit record lows and trans military members sued the Pentagon.

August 11 2017 1:10 PM

Business opposition and citizen protests have helped stall the bill, but with six days left in the special legislative session, activists say it's no time to stop the pressure.

August 10 2017 4:00 PM

Gemmel Moore, 26, died of a reported meth overdose at the home of political activist Ed Buck.

August 10 2017 3:41 PM

On this episode, Dana talks with musician Wrabel about his new music video "The Village," supporting trans rights, rainbow swastikas, and Caitlyn Jenner.

August 10 2017 2:46 PM

The acclaimed Sex and the City actress/education activist is considering a run against current governor Andrew Cuomo in next year's election. 

August 09 2017 11:02 PM