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.

Out Wisconsin senator Baldwin (right) and Washington congresswoman DelBene make the case for an official day in our honor.

June 26 2016 5:30 AM

The extremely antigay figure assures evangelicals that Trump has accepted Jesus as savior.

June 25 2016 2:33 PM Updated

The president's legacy will include designating the first LGBT monument.

June 25 2016 6:00 AM

The candidate gave a simple "yes" when asked if he plans to vote for Clinton in November.

June 24 2016 8:51 PM

Hungry politicians ordered food during their sit-in for gun control, but did it need to come from a chain run by a homophobe?

June 24 2016 3:31 PM

Stonewall's designation as a national monument comes less than two weeks after tragedy.

June 24 2016 12:46 PM Updated

Rep. Jared Huffman called the decision an affront to victims of gun violence everywhere.

June 24 2016 10:45 AM
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