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 top-polling Republican presidential candidate avoided answering a direct question like a political pro.

August 27 2015 5:54 PM

The man who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida is spouting off about the murder of two Virginia journalists, blaming President Obama.

August 27 2015 1:40 PM

The singer lambastes Trump for his anti-Latino rhetoric, capped by his ejection of Univision anchor Jorge Ramos from a campaign event Tuesday.

August 26 2015 9:30 PM

The Republican governor of New Jersey broke ranks with his fellow presidential candidates, saying he does not believe LGBT people should be denied service.

August 26 2015 7:48 PM

A new memo from the Department of Defense reportedly lays out a prospective timeline that would allow transgender Americans to serve openly by May 27.

August 26 2015 11:41 AM
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