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.

A queer Englishman is combating Islamophobic setiments with a blog post that shows a more realistic image of Muslims.

2:19 PM

Mira Patel served as special advisor on Hillary Clinton’s policy planning staff at the State Department. Four years after Clinton delivered an unforgettable speech at the UN on LGBT equality, Patel provides some fascinating backstory.

5:00 AM

Australia's House of Representatives gets its first openly gay member, Venezuela's National Assembly its first trans officeholder.

December 07 2015 7:08 PM

'The fight for LGBT equality is not over,' proclaims the newest ad for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. 

December 07 2015 3:47 PM

The Republican candidate for president also promises to nominate justices to the Supreme Court who oppose marriage equality.

December 07 2015 10:57 AM

Brian Sims, Pennsylvania's first out state legislator and current candidate for Congress, doesn't understand why all gay and bi men aren't advocating for reproductive rights and pay equity.

December 07 2015 7:38 AM
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