Politics

In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, The Advocate reports on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and their work to advance the causes of the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Find out 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.
Jeb Bush: 'I Don't Think There's a Problem' With Open Trans Military Service

Jeb Bush Doesn't See A Problem With Open Trans Service

At a small campaign gathering in Iowa, the newly announced Republican presidential candidate said he believes there's a job for everyone in the military.

Houston Activists Upset After Sheriff Ends LGBT Liaison Program

Houston Activists Upset After Sheriff Ends LGBT Liaison Program

Activists worry that new sheriff of Harris County, which includes Houston, will be less responsive than his predecessor to LGBT concerns.

Yahoo Premieres 'Uniquely Nasty: The U.S. Government's War on Gays'

The Viewfinder episode investigates gay rights in the U.S.

WATCH: Aisha Tyler Tearfully Explains Why Love 'Is Worth Fighting For'

Aisha Tyler: Why Love 'Is Worth Fighting For'

The Talk co-host delivered a rousing speech for LGBT rights at the Lambda Legal West Coast Liberty Awards.

Rupert Murdoch: Hillary Clinton 'Almost Fascist' In Her LGBT Advocacy

Why Rupert Murdoch Labeled Hillary Clinton 'Almost Fascist'

The outgoing CEO of 21st Century Fox misquoted the Democratic front-runner in a series of tweets, claiming she had promised to 'outlaw free speech about LGBT.'

LGBT Republican Group Makes Caitlyn Jenner Its Poster Woman

LGBT Republicans Claim Caitlyn Jenner Cover for L.A. Pride

The Los Angeles chapter of Log Cabin Republicans displayed Jenner's image at L.A. Pride last weekend, bringing some criticism from Democrats.

Donald Trump Has $9 Billion to Spend on New Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump Has $9 Billion to Spend on Presidential Bid

The entrepreneur, real estate mogul, reality TV host and perpetual almost-candidate declared he is running for the White House because U.S. leaders are 'stupid.'

Popular Mayor in Indiana Is Out

Popular Mayor in Indiana Is Out

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg, chose to reveal his sexuality in an op-ed published in the local newspaper.

Mike Huckabee Transphobia Fallout Continues: Nonprofit Cancels Their Speech Invite

Huckabee Disinvited to Speak After Transphobic 'Joke'

Though Mike Huckabee says he has no regrets about his antitrans jokes, Canada's Jewish National Fund appears to regret scheduling him at a benefit dinner.

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