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.

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February 27 2017 11:21 AM

The president hopes to divide and conquer. We can't let it happen.

February 27 2017 5:38 AM

How Dustin Lance Black, a group of queer and trans folks, and a bevy of A-list actors made a groundbreaking miniseries that’s a love letter to San Francisco, a journey through 40 years of LGBT struggles, and a contemporary call to arms.

February 27 2017 5:01 AM

Perez will attempt to "change the culture of the Democratic Party and DNC."

February 26 2017 3:41 PM

Attendees of the conservative conference looking for gay love also found an ad calling out their hypocrisy.

February 26 2017 2:41 PM

"They clearly know nothing about transgender youth," Amy Landecker said at a pre-Oscar party on Friday.

February 26 2017 1:31 PM