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.

The out Pennsylvania legislator racks up the plays for his solo performance of "Part of Your World."

September 02 2016 6:34 PM

No LGBT person has ever moderated a presidential or vice presidential debate in the general election.

September 02 2016 1:28 PM

If politics forces the closure of the Clinton Foundation, the flow of lifesaving HIV meds will abruptly end. 

September 02 2016 5:03 AM

Did he really object to an HIV-positive 12-year-old addressing the Republican convention?

September 01 2016 11:28 AM

The portrait of Mexicans painted by Donald Trump got more outlandish Wednesday.

September 01 2016 2:39 AM Updated
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