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.

Trump adviser Steve Bannon is a close ally of Milo Yiannopoulos.

February 02 2017 4:01 PM

Trump vowed to protect "religious freedom" Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast.

February 02 2017 2:30 PM

But he doesn't mention the anti-LGBT "religious freedom" order reportedly circulating.

February 02 2017 1:22 PM

Police say six were hurt when a small group of "agitators" showed up during a peaceful demonstration against a planned speech by transphobic alt-right troll Milo Yiannapoulos.

February 02 2017 12:20 PM

Writer Garrett Schlichte has some requirements for the big protest.

February 02 2017 5:46 AM

Show me what democracy looks like!

February 02 2017 5:14 AM