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.

Why do people think transgender folks will be 'bathroom predators,' when simply using the bathroom is 'our worst nightmare,' asks Indiana trans teen Alexander Dean. 

March 09 2016 5:52 PM

Republicans were able to cut off a filibuster and advance an antigay "religious freedom" law.

March 09 2016 11:08 AM

Trump has another 'huge' Tuesday.

March 08 2016 8:38 PM Updated

Clinton scored a decisive victory in Mississippi, but Sanders edged her in Michigan.

March 08 2016 8:12 PM Updated

On the horizon is another sleepless night for Missouri Democrats intent on stopping an anti-LGBT constitutional amendment from making it to the November ballot. 

March 08 2016 7:12 PM

A Michigan lawmaker who wants to hold schools 'criminally liable' for teaching students about homosexuality endorsed Ted Cruz Monday.

March 08 2016 6:52 PM
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