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 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

With North Korea threatening the island, all eyes are on the tiny territory, which is surprisingly LGBT-friendly.

August 09 2017 5:49 PM

Robert Jeffress, who's connected homosexuality to pedophilia and Obama to the Antichrist, doesn't exactly inspire confidence.

August 08 2017 11:48 PM

Moore, who racked up a virulently anti-LGBT record as Alabama's chief justice, is among several candidates running in a Senate special election.

August 07 2017 9:39 PM

The film is an unflinching look at the Ferguson, Mo. uprising of 2014-15, after unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police.

August 07 2017 5:03 AM

Curious about what the bathroom bills are and why transgender people are upset? The Advocate helps to clear things up.

August 04 2017 12:46 PM