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 U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments from Lambda Legal and the ACLU on May 10.

March 09 2017 4:13 PM

The out MSNBC host provides a guide to the details emerging about Russia's interference in the presidential election — and the Trump campaign's possible collusion. 

March 09 2017 4:10 PM Updated

This lesbian biology teacher schooled the transphobes behind an ill-conceived meme.

March 09 2017 3:38 PM

Iceland plans to become the first nation to pass legislation requiring equal pay for employees regardless of gender, according to NPR.

March 09 2017 3:06 PM

Passengers were in for a treat when they boarded a plane that was completely prepared, operated, and piloted by women.

March 08 2017 8:35 PM

"I will not tolerate discrimination in our city of any form," said Marty Walsh after the group OutVets wasn't allowed to participate.

March 08 2017 3:02 PM