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.

Science and history take on President Trump.

February 23 2017 5:55 AM

High school senior Gavin Grimm joined protesters Wednesday evening to speak out against the Trump Administration's rescinding of guidelines on transgender bathroom rights.

February 23 2017 12:00 AM

The TV host is claiming credit for Milo Yiannopoulos's downfall. 

February 22 2017 7:58 PM

The pro-immigration banner was removed by the National Park police an hour later.

February 22 2017 3:43 PM

Jeff Sessions has pushed to lift the guidelines, while Betsy DeVos is opposed, says a New York Times report.

February 22 2017 2:14 PM

“In all debates, let truth be thy aim, not victory, or an unjust interest.” 
― William Penn

February 21 2017 9:06 PM