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.

In Ohio, a state that flipped back to red, LGBT voters are wondering what's next. 

November 09 2016 6:02 PM

Activists hugged, cried and lamented the change of leadership that will threaten the international climate agreement reached in Paris last year, as they unveiled a "to do list."

November 09 2016 5:47 PM

We're all a feeling sick to our stomachs, so hopefully it's true that laughter is the best medicine.

November 09 2016 4:03 PM

The path to equality will undoubtedly bend and shift, says the Victory Fund's Aisha Moodie-Mills.

November 09 2016 3:04 PM

"Everybody is sad when their side loses an election. But we have to remember that we are all on the same team." 

November 09 2016 2:57 PM

The president acknowledges the pain and fear many Americans are feeling today but calls for unity and a smooth transition.

November 09 2016 2:52 PM
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