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.

Because of this "inappropriate" questioning, the corruption charges against the former congressman should be dismissed, his legal team says.

August 02 2017 2:33 PM

If blink-or-you'll-miss-him Anthony Scaramucci taught us anything, it's that Donald Trump is basically a Goodfellas character.

August 01 2017 7:15 PM

Help The Advocate document the hate targeting our community.

August 01 2017 5:50 PM

Broadway's Mykal Kilgore sings Waters's political catchphrase in stunning harmony. 

August 01 2017 2:54 PM

Transilient, a traveling trans and gender-nonconforming documentary project, sat down with three Army service members to discuss the president's cruel ban on trans people in the military.

August 01 2017 1:43 PM

Hundreds of peaceful protesters marched through the streets of Windhoek demanding the government protect LGBT rights.

August 01 2017 1:27 PM

Among this week's farthest-out assertions: Trump's trans ban was an act of love, and Hitler was inspired by progressives.

August 01 2017 12:50 PM