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.

The president can bully and bluster with executive orders, but his effects on the judicial branch will be even more far-reaching and long-lasting.

March 30 2017 5:20 AM

The bargain, to be voted on Thursday morning, would reportedly leave in place some of the anti-LGBT law's provisions.

March 30 2017 12:17 AM

Speaking at the 2017 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Awards, the first lady called for unity in fighting injustice in all forms. 

7:47 PM

Hillary Clinton is finally "out of the woods," and is using her voice to defend journalist April Ryan and Congresswoman Maxine Waters from Republican attacks.

6:33 PM

During a White House Press Conference, Press Secretary Sean Spicer shuts down American Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan and tells her to "stop shaking your head again."

3:35 PM

Trump just made it easier for federal contractors to discriminate about LGBT people.

12:58 PM

A gay man has successfully claimed that in a suit that discrimination based on sexual orientation can't be separated from discrimination based on gender.

March 28 2017 9:57 PM
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