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.

March 25 2017 10:04 AM

A so-called "free speech" bus was spray painted with pro-trans messages on Thursday.

March 24 2017 5:44 PM

A photo of the vice president and 30 white male Republican representatives deciding what women should do with their bodies is already eerily reminiscent of another image from the Trump administration. 

March 24 2017 4:02 PM

Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a mantra of the Trump campaign. It has not come to pass.

March 24 2017 3:35 PM

Right-wing legislators are emboldened after Trump rescinded federal guidelines protecting trans rights for youth, but it wasn't enough to advance a bathroom bill in Tennessee.

March 24 2017 2:41 PM

Former FBI agent Susan SurfTone has reservations that the bureau's director will investigate Donald Trump impartially.

March 24 2017 5:03 AM

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the gay student's win "made a mockery of due process and transparency." 

March 23 2017 5:27 PM
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