Politics

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.

President Obama ordered a review, then came a report by The New York Times quoting senior officials as saying the CIA believes hackers broke into the GOP's computers, and yet did nothing. 

December 10 2016 12:39 AM

The off-color British comedian revealed he told Chris Rock he should have entered the Oscars stage earlier this year wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood, among other stories.

December 10 2016 12:06 AM

Green Party activists braved freezing temperatures to rally in support of recounting Election Day presidential ballots but the justices in Michigan were unmoved. 

December 09 2016 11:36 PM

Time's choice for Person of the Year achieved exactly what it intended to do.

December 09 2016 10:18 PM

We have to laugh at Donald Trump's recently announced appointments now, because we'll likely be crying for four years.

December 09 2016 6:51 PM

The singer tears into Trump's rhetoric in his new song "Wednesday Morning."

December 09 2016 5:16 PM

The former Democratic nominee railed on the spread of propaganda on social media during a post-election speech.

December 09 2016 11:57 AM
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