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.

Bad news is coming at the White House bigly.

February 16 2017 2:24 PM

Hecklers took aim at David Friedman, the nominee for ambassador to Israel, during a hearing at which he apologized for comparing liberal American Jews to Jews who aided the Nazis in the Holocaust.

February 16 2017 2:12 PM

The Sunshine State remains one of the biggest without such a law, but this year backers are feeling hopeful.

February 16 2017 4:30 AM

HBO had to find someone else for its live panel discussion Friday night after Jeremy Scahill of The Intercept backed out, over his objection to the booking of the controversial out Breitbart editor. 

February 15 2017 10:10 PM

The co-owner of a drag show and restaurant was reportedly attacked for being gay.

February 15 2017 3:41 PM
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