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.

There was no violence, just a very sharp exchange of ideas outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, captured on video.

July 27 2016 11:47 PM

The U.S. senator from Virginia accepted the nomination of the Democratic Party to be Hillary Clinton's running mate, and mocked her opponent's oft-repeated line, "believe me."

July 27 2016 11:19 PM

In what is seen as his political swansong, Vice President Joe Biden told the Democratic National Convention why voters need to reject Donald Trump, and that "Hillary gets it."

July 27 2016 11:08 PM

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination Tuesday night, but some newspapers would lead you to believe it was Bill Clinton's historic moment, not hers.

July 27 2016 7:06 PM

We asked the Victory Fund — which helps elect LGBT people to office — about the folks running for mayor this year. Here are five to keep an eye on:

July 27 2016 5:05 PM
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