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.

Jones (left), a Trump ally, calls Schiff a"fairy" and threatens him with physical violence.

April 04 2017 2:39 PM

The group behind the protest is asking Phoenix Pride to use its power and influence to assist undocumented LGBT people who are held in detention centers. 

April 03 2017 8:40 PM

"Real men" wouldn't have repealed the anti-LGBT law, says one commentator. Also: railing against immigrants and gay service members.

April 03 2017 4:25 PM

The former governor of North Carolina appears to be happy that the largest LGBT rights group in the country was not able to get a full repeal of HB 2. 

April 03 2017 3:47 PM

Politicians don't need to stop reaching out to minority groups — they have to remind the majority that everyone deserves equality and opportunity.

April 03 2017 5:04 AM

This bodes well for the future, says GLAAD — yet some prejudice remains.

April 01 2017 2:51 PM

The man who created the most visible symbol of LGBT pride was a lifelong activist who continued to evolve the rainbow flag until his death. 

March 31 2017 7:11 PM
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