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.

One protester twerked on the roof of a car in front of Mike Pence's D.C.  home. 

January 19 2017 12:55 AM

Price got tough questions on Obamacare repeal and conflicts of interest.

January 18 2017 8:45 PM

The former senator and longtime enemy of LGBT rights is now a senior political commentator.

January 18 2017 8:03 PM

The nominee for secretary of Education said, "I fully embrace equality." Yet LGBT organizations have sounded the alarms about her antigay past and the unclear position of her present-day views.

January 18 2017 7:12 PM

In his final presidential press conference, he touted LGBT advances but didn't take all the credit. 

January 18 2017 4:32 PM

These mayors are uniting to pass LGBT protections in their local governments.

January 18 2017 1:24 PM