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.

At a small campaign gathering in Iowa, the newly announced Republican presidential candidate said he believes there's a job for everyone in the military.

June 17 2015 5:18 PM

Activists worry that new sheriff of Harris County, which includes Houston, will be less responsive than his predecessor to LGBT concerns.

June 17 2015 3:54 PM

The Talk co-host delivered a rousing speech for LGBT rights at the Lambda Legal West Coast Liberty Awards.

June 17 2015 6:00 AM

The deputy director of Equality Florida says that GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will screw over LGBT people in America if elected, just as they did in Florida.

June 17 2015 3:00 AM

The outgoing CEO of 21st Century Fox misquoted the Democratic front-runner in a series of tweets, claiming she had promised to 'outlaw free speech about LGBT.'

June 16 2015 6:29 PM
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