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 right-wing speaker said he was pepper-sprayed by protesting students just trying to get into the building. Note that you may want to wear headphones when playing this video if you're at work.

February 03 2017 5:31 PM

Donald Trump's pick for secretary of Labor, Carl's Jr.'s CEO,  has a history of objectifying women in his lazy, exploitative Super Bowl ads. 

February 03 2017 4:42 PM

The influential first daughter and her spouse, scion Jared Kushner, pushed back against a much-feared rollback of federal protections.

February 03 2017 4:02 PM

The anti–marriage equality group has started a petition for the order, saying it will not enable discrimination.

February 03 2017 2:41 PM

Under pressure, the embattled head of the driver-for-hire service announced he would no loner participate in the confab. Reports said Disney CEO Bob Iger also skipped the confab.

February 03 2017 2:06 PM

Our president is instilling fear and anxiety with the stroke of a pen.

February 03 2017 6:36 AM

But Press Secretary Sean Spicer did say that "political correctness" sometimes interferes with religious expression.

February 02 2017 7:54 PM