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.

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

The young, charismatic candidate leaves the crowded field of politicians vying to lead the Democrats under the Trump administration.

February 25 2017 3:59 PM

Thousands of dollars in donations have poured into the nonprofit that provides a phone-support line for transgender people.

February 25 2017 3:17 PM

Trump's counselor equated feminism with hating men and loving abortions, but the 150-year-old dictionary wasn't having it.

February 24 2017 8:41 PM Updated