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 U.S. senator from South Carolina announced he was suspending his campaign in a YouTube video this morning.

December 21 2015 10:59 AM

Donald Trump gets a Grinch makeover in a new comedy video from College Humor.

December 21 2015 8:34 AM

Saturday Night Live comically portrayed Donald Trump as a bully who mocked Jeb Bush and accused him of being assigned female at birth. 

December 20 2015 3:43 PM

'On our worst day, I think we have a lot more to offer the American people than the right wing's extremists,' says Bernie Sanders.

December 20 2015 12:42 AM

The candidates are endorsing the First Amendment Defense Act, which would prohibit the federal government from stopping discrimination by people or businesses.

December 19 2015 10:20 PM

It if passes the bill, the small Mediterranean archipelago would be the first nation in Europe to take such action.

December 19 2015 9:06 AM

But in some other states, even right-wing lawmakers are taking the installation of the pride-colored poles in stride.

December 18 2015 5:44 PM
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