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.

As attorney general, he's moved the nation backward on transgender rights, voting rights, and more.

March 02 2017 2:41 PM

The anti-LGBT — and allegedly racist — attorney general is in steaming hot water over his lies to the Senate regarding his Russian connections. Will he be gone by Monday?

March 02 2017 2:10 PM Updated

The president hasn't explained what morally justifies his botched mission in Yemen. 

March 02 2017 1:19 PM

Out elected officials — like Nebraska's Jay Irwin — are battling the president's divisive agenda at the local level. 

March 02 2017 5:48 AM

Reporters and commentators such as Van Jones and Chris Wallace are getting blowback from George Takei, Michael Moore, and others.

March 01 2017 7:24 PM

Jones, known for his strong criticism of Trump, had a more positive reaction last night.

March 01 2017 6:37 PM