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 amended suit by the ACLU and Lambda Legal says HB 142 doesn't fix the problems caused by the infamous anti-LGBT HB 2.

July 21 2017 3:45 PM

After a number of missteps, the public face of the Trump administration is about to change permanently.

July 21 2017 1:28 PM

This week in the Resistance, Merriam-Webster excellently slams Doctor Who trolls and activists protest Trump outside the U.S. Women's Open.

July 21 2017 6:02 AM

The 20 attorneys general worry that any rollback of the guidance on handling accusations will endanger students.

July 20 2017 9:33 PM

A Florida politician attacked LGBT people for their “sin” and told black activists to “go back to Africa” during an official candidates; forum this week.

July 20 2017 6:43 PM

A homophobe who tried to marry his laptop is going to extreme lengths to remove symbols of LGBT support.

July 20 2017 4:32 PM

John K. Bush, confirmed today to the Sixth Circuit, has objected to rulings against sodomy laws and likened abortion to slavery.

July 20 2017 3:59 PM