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.

This Week in the Resistance, Wonder Woman continues to soar, CNN responds to Trump, and New York City announces plans for the world's largest LGBT senior center.

July 07 2017 7:05 AM

If the high court takes Jameka Evans's case, it will decide whether existing federal law bans sexual orientation discrimination.

July 06 2017 8:10 PM

Queer asylum seekers face hurdles in finding a "dream life" in Ireland.

July 06 2017 6:22 PM

Los Angeles-based activists and politicians started a monthly late-night Midnight Stroll program that provides HIV testing and health services to homeless trans people.

July 06 2017 5:08 PM

“I don’t want the suicide of a single Texan on my hands,” House Speaker Joe Straus said in opposing a so-called bathroom bill.

July 06 2017 3:53 PM

Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K. that has yet to legalize same-sex marriage.  

July 05 2017 7:05 PM