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.

Marc Fliedner — running to be New York's first out gay district attorney — breaks down the threats our attorney general poses to civil liberties as well as how you can resist.

April 18 2017 5:44 AM

The president is a foe of equality, the paper of record writes plainly.

April 17 2017 5:43 PM

Melissa McCarthy skewered Sean Spicer for his thoughtless remarks about Jewish people on SNL.

April 16 2017 1:22 PM

The Trump administration should raise the issue directly with Russia, the former vice president says.

April 14 2017 6:07 PM

The move comes after the law's "repeal," but activists say it's yet another Trump administration failure on LGBT rights.

April 14 2017 5:15 PM

The Tax March to be held across the country on Saturday, April 15 seeks to persuade President Trump to release his tax returns to the American public.

April 14 2017 4:19 PM

The new campaign led by Media Matters For America focuses attention on conservative groups it sees as extreme and hateful against LGBT people, according to Reuters.

April 14 2017 3:22 PM
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