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 U.S. representative delivered a fiery condemnation of President Trump at the Resist March in Los Angeles.

June 12 2017 7:30 PM

Trump tried to pit LGBT people against an entire religion. We refused to take the bait.

June 12 2017 6:05 AM

And to other forces standing in the way of equality for all, participants in today's marches made clear.

June 11 2017 7:52 PM Updated

"This is my family. All of them. Look at the diversity," the 1967 Black Cat demonstration organizer told reporters at L.A.'s Resist March on Sunday.

June 11 2017 4:53 PM

Rights activists from around the country took part in the Equality March for Unity and Pride on Sunday in Washington, D.C.

June 11 2017 4:18 PM

Kamala Harris has become the only Democratic senator with a Pride flag outside her office in Washington.

June 09 2017 8:02 PM