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 Education Secretary is directly questioned by Oregon senator Jeff Merkley about her policies on discrimation.

June 09 2017 7:39 PM

Without Facebook and Google, it was more difficult to organize the 1987 March on Washington than it is for this year's event. Something is lost in all the indirect communication, though.

June 09 2017 4:25 PM

Hornet is countering the groups with a series of billboards around the nation.

June 09 2017 2:53 PM

Catch up with this week's top 5 resistance stories as Angela Jude talks about Trump toilet paper and Betsy DeVos's thoughts on discrimination in schools.

June 09 2017 1:50 PM

The Los Angeles mayor gave an empowering speech at a Pride reception: "Who cares who’s in the White House? I care who’s in this house."

June 08 2017 7:29 PM