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.

Along with talk of campaign finance reform and health insurance came tiffs over a former secretary of State and the current president.

February 12 2016 12:16 AM

Just this week, bills have moved forward to discriminate against same-sex couples, transgender people, and single moms, and to deny trans students equal rights.

February 11 2016 5:38 PM

The state Senate barely defeated legislation that would have repealed the state's new gender-neutral bathroom policy.

February 11 2016 4:23 PM

That's not the only anti-LGBT rhetoric that's come from Kasich's pastor, Father Kevin J. Maney.

February 11 2016 3:27 PM

The MSNBC host compares her experience in 1992 with the youthful enthusiasm greeting Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. 

February 11 2016 3:11 PM

A new ad supporting the self-described democratic socialist taps into the power of collective organizing, asking all progressive Americans, including gay people, to 'vote together.'

February 11 2016 1:46 PM

The Federal Trade Commission should use its regulatory authority to end this 'unfair, deceptive, and fraudulent practice,' say four congressional Democrats.

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