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.

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton continue to be held to standards that (straight, white, male) Republicans are not. 

November 06 2017 4:22 PM

The Washington bureau chief is being investigated for misconduct.  

November 06 2017 2:33 PM

In "Sweet Indictment," Randy channels The Rocky Horror Picture Show to highlight Trump's growing Mueller problem.

November 06 2017 2:29 PM

After the latest mass shooting, GAG plans to disrupt the Capitol.

November 06 2017 4:15 AM

Despite the warnings numerous LGBT organizations made about Joan Larsen's views on civil rights, the Trump nominee will now sit on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

November 03 2017 6:04 PM

Parsing the rationale for the Kremlin's often-bizarre intervention in the 2016 election.

November 03 2017 3:36 PM

The suggestive remarks and propositions are all about power, the women point out.

November 03 2017 2:23 PM