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.

Iceland plans to become the first nation to pass legislation requiring equal pay for employees regardless of gender, according to NPR.

March 09 2017 3:06 PM

Passengers were in for a treat when they boarded a plane that was completely prepared, operated, and piloted by women.

March 08 2017 8:35 PM

"I will not tolerate discrimination in our city of any form," said Marty Walsh after the group OutVets wasn't allowed to participate.

March 08 2017 3:02 PM

Florida's governor described the shooting as terrorism and never noted it targeted LGBT people.

March 08 2017 2:39 PM

The measure, repealing a ban on so-called promotion of homosexuality, has bipartisan support.

March 08 2017 2:27 PM
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