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.

Sens. Murkowski and Collins were steadfast in their commitment to healthcare — but McCain got most of the credit.

July 28 2017 5:25 PM

It Gets Better Project helped compile hundreds of empowering messages in one powerful video.

July 28 2017 2:03 PM

Republicans failed to cross the 50-vote threshold needed to pass their "skinny repeal" bill.

July 28 2017 10:36 AM

Several of his nominees, if confirmed, could mean justice denied for LGBT people and other vulnerable groups.

July 28 2017 5:38 AM

The president, who's more often undermining LGBT people, today honored one who helped save lives when a gunman attacked a congressional baseball practice.

July 27 2017 7:13 PM

On this episode, Dana talks with comedian Margaret Cho about the trans military ban, getting blocked by Trump on Twitter, and Cho's upcoming TV show.

July 27 2017 5:00 PM

The Boy Scouts of America finally apologizes for Trump's self-congratulatory political speech to a group of young men.

July 27 2017 3:45 PM