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.

Congressional leaders will gather on Tuesday to re-introduce the Equality Act, which would finally ban anti-LGBT discrimination in housing and employment.

May 01 2017 8:39 PM

Trump is dismantling the work of the former First Lady as he continues to assail women. 

May 01 2017 7:58 PM

AP reports that a new bipartisan federal budget deal would save — and even increase — funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

May 01 2017 6:38 PM

Protesters wanted to raise awareness of the human rights abuses being committed against gay and bisexual men in Chechnya. 

May 01 2017 5:51 PM

RUSA LGBT, along with groups like ACT UP and CBST, demanded the world take notice and action against antigay atrocities in the Russian region.

May 01 2017 2:35 PM

We read the extreme right's "alternative facts" on Trump's record and more, so you don't have to.

May 01 2017 2:34 PM
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