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.

Julián Antonio Bedoya becomes Colombia's first mayoral candidate elected after campaigning as openly gay — and running with the support of a highly conservative party. 

October 28 2015 5:55 PM

As the Republicans debate tonight, remember that not all of them consider marriage equality settled.

October 28 2015 3:05 PM

The Republicans will submit his nomination to the full House tomorrow, and approval is expected, but it's not a positive development for LGBT Americans.

October 28 2015 3:01 PM

A Goshen City Council candidate says he has done a 'little experimentation' on a gay dating site but still opposes adding LGBT protections to municipal law.

October 27 2015 4:50 PM

An investigative journalist says William 'Jerry' Boykin, vice president of the Family Research Council, used evangelical groups to cover espionage.

October 27 2015 9:07 AM

The out MSNBC anchor said it matters whether DOMA is remembered as a "mistake that never should have happened."

October 27 2015 1:33 AM

Kyle Kittleson stumps for Trump.

October 26 2015 6:35 PM
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