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.

What upset James Shawlin most wasn't that he was the victim of homophobic abuse. It's that his 4-year-old son had to witness it.

November 28 2016 3:06 PM

The Green Party presidential candidate is seeking volunteers to help in the process, which begins next week.

November 25 2016 5:30 PM

The Prevention of Emotional Neglect and Childhood Endangerment — or PENCE — would block the harmful practice of trying to “change” the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT minors in New York's Erie County.

November 25 2016 2:56 PM

The comedian said Tinder's support for nonbinary genders led to Trump's victory. People weren't pleased.

November 24 2016 8:00 PM

In an after-the-credits twist, the Green Party nominee is trying to save democracy by recounting votes in key states, and Twitter's reactions are hilarious.

November 24 2016 1:06 PM

This week, the cast of Hamilton and Green Day showed the power pop culture has as a form of protest. 

November 23 2016 8:32 PM
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