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.

Frank Amedia, Donald Trump's "liaison for Christian policy," has many extremist and hateful views.

May 23 2016 9:41 PM

State lawmakers have offered to modify the anti-LGBT HB 2 if Charlotte repeals its ordinance, but it won't be on the agenda tonight.

May 23 2016 6:30 PM

Lovato sang her pop hit, "Cool For The Summer," while wearing a T-shirt that shows support for the transgender community. 

May 23 2016 9:16 AM

A political race in Houston turns homophobic and transphobic.

May 21 2016 4:04 PM

A grammatical error in the virulently anti-LGBT platform makes it appear to state that Texas has a majority-gay population.

May 20 2016 10:39 PM

The staff of House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer relied on the Force to produce this video showing how the Republican leadership stopped a Democratic amendment to protect LGBT workers. 

May 20 2016 12:28 PM Updated

The House of Cards star, famous for his impressions of Johnny Carson, Jack Lemon among others, took on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

May 20 2016 11:46 AM
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