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.

One man, one sign, and a very unpopular position in the heart of Lower Manhattan, not far from where terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in 1993 and 2001. 

February 17 2017 3:52 PM

Sens. Ed Markey and Cory Booker were among the Democrats opposing the appointment of Scott Pruitt to run the Environmental Protection Agency. The Senate votes on Trump's nominee today.

February 17 2017 2:27 PM

LGBT activist Steve Harris says his friendship with a gay Republican made him a target.

February 17 2017 5:18 AM

A new 60-second film by the ONE Campaign explores how women are kept in the cycle of poverty with a single word.

February 16 2017 7:48 PM

The horror mastermind is bringing our sentiments to life for his upcoming season.

February 16 2017 7:19 PM

Immigrants around the U.S. stayed home from work and school on Thursday to defy Trump and demonstrate how important they are to America's working economy.

February 16 2017 5:24 PM

Acosta's record initially appears uncontroversial, but activists say it must be scrutinized.

February 16 2017 2:48 PM
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