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 Fox News anchor challenges the governor to explain why transgender people are such a threat to him. 

April 29 2016 9:58 AM

Ending our culture's obsession with what's "male" and what's "female" will be our salvation, writes Riki Wilchins. 

April 29 2016 5:03 AM

A day after being called "Lucifer" and a "miserable son of a bitch," the senator from Texas responded without a trace of fire and brimstone. 

11:31 PM

The NCAA enacted new nondiscrimination requirements in response to the wave of anti-LGBT bills that have passed recently.

6:10 PM

The Advocate sat with members of the Los Angeles chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans to find out how they reconcile traditional conservative politics while supporting meaningful advancement of LGBT equality.

5:26 PM

The proposed legislation would go even further than California's ban on so-called ex-gay therapy does.

5:06 PM

The former speaker didn't hold back when asked about the senator from Texas, and said he'd likely vote for his "texting buddy," Donald Trump. 

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