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 Independent Women's Forum will hand an award to Mike Pence at a Wednesday event for his efforts to "create a more dynamic and innovative work world" for women. 

March 21 2017 6:08 PM

The bill allows for religious school groups to reject LGBT students.

March 21 2017 5:30 PM

The political protest is meant to illustrate the increasing oppressive restrictions on women's reproductive rights in the state.

March 21 2017 5:03 PM

In the second day of his confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee suggests he wouldn't want to overturn those rulings.

March 21 2017 2:45 PM Updated

Our flailing president has given a huge platform to rabid homophobe and misogynist Austin Ruse.

March 21 2017 5:25 AM
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