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 family sold everything to come to the United States, only to be stopped at the airport on Friday.

January 29 2017 11:37 AM

The Trump scion flaunted her disconnect with American problems even as protesters flocked to airports.

January 29 2017 2:52 AM

The White House confirmed it purposely excluded Jewish people from its statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday.

January 29 2017 2:10 AM

A judge has blocked part of an executive order that banned refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

January 28 2017 10:29 PM

People are being detained at airports across the nation after President Trump on Friday ordered a ban on refugees that is targeting Muslims based on their religion.

January 28 2017 7:04 PM

The president's executive orders that reject refugees and restrict immigration from predominantly Muslim nations are being called "a direct assault on America’s most fundamental values."

January 28 2017 1:50 PM

Kellyanne Conway promised the anti-abortion marchers that Donald Trump and Mike Pence "stand here with you."

January 27 2017 8:33 PM