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.

The pop icon sticks her abs out for Dreamers, whose status hangs in the balance thanks to Trump.

December 23 2017 1:12 PM

Here's what we hope Santa brings us for 2018.

December 22 2017 12:53 PM

Mark Phariss will seek a Dallas-area Senate seat.

December 21 2017 7:45 PM

Plus they're getting confirmed with record speed, says a new report from Lambda Legal.

December 21 2017 4:38 PM

The GOP politician posted — then deleted — an Advocate interview with his opponent's queer child on Facebook, which stirred outrage among his supporters.

December 21 2017 3:52 PM

Wahls, the son of two lesbians, will seek a spot in Iowa's Senate.

December 21 2017 2:42 PM

Statues of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, slave trader Nathan Bedford Forrest, and a Ku Klux Klan leader were hastily removed.

December 21 2017 1:43 PM