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 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

After being told to shush during her questioning of the deputy attorney general, Harris persists. The next day, she turned her attention to James Comey.

June 08 2017 3:47 PM

By not issuing a Pride proclamation or hosting a reception, Trump proves he's determined to roll-back all the LGBT progress of the last administration.

June 08 2017 4:37 AM

The right-wing site has experienced about a 90 percent decline in the number of brands advertising on it.

June 07 2017 4:33 PM

Fired FBI director James Comey may have handed the presidency to Trump, but he could help snatch it back Thursday.

June 07 2017 6:02 AM

Michael Tracey claimed 78-year-old Waters shoved him, and then he used misogynist language to discredit her.

June 06 2017 9:20 PM