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.

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

The Advocate's Daniel Reynolds asked stars of Supergirl, 13 Reasons Why, and Steven Universe about their first — and very special — same-sex kiss.

April 13 2017 1:44 PM

From Harvard to Twitter, Trump and his Russian frenemy are really getting on people's nerves. 

April 13 2017 6:36 AM

Tamara Adrián is fighting to improve the lives of Venezuela's severely beleagured citizens. Through all this, she's changing the nation's views on sexual and gender minorities.

April 13 2017 5:32 AM

Romney's 'binders full of women" gaffe from 2012 is quaint in light of the Trump administration. 

April 12 2017 7:50 PM

Protesters draped in rainbow flags shouted "close the camps" and laid pink flowers at the front gate of London's Russian Embassy, according to the UK's Evening Standard.

April 12 2017 7:36 PM