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.

Democrats nominated an out gay man to run against Rand Paul in Kentucky, but he's fighting without the complete support of LGBT groups.

August 02 2016 5:07 AM

"Don't touch me," Corey Lewandowski said to Quinn, the lesbian former New York City council speaker, during a heated CNN exchange. 

August 02 2016 12:06 AM

The Emerald City becomes the 10th jurisdiction to make such a move.

August 01 2016 10:06 PM

The Movement for Black Lives was founded in response to the police shootings of black Americans, but Monday the group released a policy agenda that outlines other areas where members hope to make a difference.

August 01 2016 7:13 PM

The gay Republican and PayPal cofounder is said to be very interested in a process called parabiosis, which allegedly extends the human life span.

August 01 2016 3:04 PM Updated

The internet takes Trump to task for criticizing a Muslim woman whose son died in Iraq.

July 31 2016 3:42 PM

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled discrimination based on sexual orientation is not covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

July 30 2016 3:32 PM
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