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 move comes after the law's "repeal," but activists say it's yet another Trump administration failure on LGBT rights.

April 14 2017 5:15 PM

The Tax March to be held across the country on Saturday, April 15 seeks to persuade President Trump to release his tax returns to the American public.

April 14 2017 4:19 PM

The new campaign led by Media Matters For America focuses attention on conservative groups it sees as extreme and hateful against LGBT people, according to Reuters.

April 14 2017 3:22 PM

The Kremlin says there's nothing to see in Chechyna, but journalists in the region disagree. 

April 14 2017 2:58 PM

Many assumed that the march of time would take care of racism, homophobia, transphobia, and misogyny. If only it were that simple.

April 14 2017 5:47 AM

Rep. Larry Pittman made the comment in an online debate over his anti–marriage equality bill.

April 13 2017 6:47 PM

Sheila Abdus-Salaam had ruled that people without a biological or legal tie to a child could seek custody and visitation rights, an important decision for same-sex couples.

April 13 2017 1:58 PM