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.

Embracing a common term that resonates and does not threaten should be a priority, say Andy Cramer and Al Farmer.

June 16 2017 2:48 PM

The Broad City girls take on Donald Trump this week for the Resistance.

June 16 2017 11:23 AM

The legislation lets faith-based agencies turn away anyone offending the operator's religious beliefs.

June 15 2017 7:32 PM

Crystal Griner, a former college basketball star who is married to a woman, is being lauded for stopping the attack on a congressional baseball practice Wednesday.

June 15 2017 3:19 PM

McKinnon skewered Jeff Sessions' testimony with her impression on Late Night with Seth Meyers

June 14 2017 2:01 PM

Sometimes it can be as simple as pointing out some simple facts of life, according to a new study by labor groups.

June 14 2017 1:08 PM

Republican Representative Steve Scalise and several others were shot Wednesday morning at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

June 14 2017 10:55 AM