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.

While other factors will be considered, the presence or absence of LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination law could tip the scale when Gen Con's contract with Indianapolis is up.

July 30 2015 11:55 PM

The plan, which includes a proposal for gender-neutral restrooms in city buildings, comes in response to an uptick in hate crimes.

July 30 2015 10:54 PM

The presidential aspirant also called open military service by transgender Americans 'absurd.'

July 30 2015 5:47 PM

Jim Gilmore's announcement brings the total number of Republican presidential candidates to 17.

July 30 2015 8:52 AM

The Obama administration gave The Advocate and Plus a sneak peek at its proposal for battling HIV over the next five years.

July 29 2015 7:11 PM

Here are some of the biggest antigay trolls out there, using outrageous rhetoric to start fights — and what's scary is they may actually believe what they're saying.

July 29 2015 7:00 AM

Members of Congress want to reciprocate the denial of visas to spouses of foreign diplomats from antigay countries.

July 28 2015 3:55 PM
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