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.

Trump initially refused to support fellow Republicans, creating animostiy within his party, but he thinks things are going just fine. 

August 08 2016 4:45 PM

The suspended chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court was the defendant in his own courtroom today and claimed that he never told the state's lower judges to ignore federal law on marriage equality. 

August 08 2016 4:32 PM Updated

Donald Trump's supporters can't obscure the truth: His rise will lead to our ruin.

August 08 2016 5:10 AM

"Leave it to the media and liberal activists to label a gathering of faith leaders as an anti-LGBT event," said the Florida senator. 

August 07 2016 7:54 PM

"Do you think the American people are ready yet to have a first lady who has strong opinions and an agenda?"

August 07 2016 3:43 PM

The out activist's federal class action lawsuit that demands all Baton Rouge protestors' arrest records be expunged, and their court costs reimbursed by the state. 

August 05 2016 2:56 PM Updated
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