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.

Barack Obama cried at his farewell address and throughout his presidency. It is a sign of his greatness, not his weakness.

January 11 2017 5:41 PM

The president-elect tried to put out a firestorm and, per usual, failed.

January 11 2017 2:42 PM

The CEO of the antigay Exxon corporation tries to convince the Senate he's not in the tank for Russia.

January 11 2017 12:38 PM

The attorney general nominee attempts to allay concerns.

January 11 2017 1:09 AM

In his emotional farewell address, President Obama saluted the military, the First Lady and his own accomplishments, and made mention of both transgender Americans and LGBT rights. Part 4 of 4.

January 11 2017 12:34 AM

"You have made me proud, and you have made the country proud." This is part three of four.

January 10 2017 11:42 PM
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