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.

This writer is still getting dinged for poking fun last year at the queer community's ever-expanding acronym; he finds the indignation hard to swallow in the age of Trump and Pence.

May 18 2017 5:47 AM

A Nashville-area Chamber of Commerce leader was distressed over the cancellation of the Tim Allen show.

May 17 2017 7:20 PM

Those trying to escape persecution can't find a country to take them in.

May 17 2017 7:07 PM

As special counsel, Robert Mueller will have a greater degree of autonomy than attorneys with the Justice Department.

May 17 2017 6:58 PM

Since Trump's order, ICE confirms its immigration enforcement activity has resulted in more than 400 arrests per day, according to Buzzfeed News.

May 17 2017 6:25 PM

The Republican governor took the important step to protect LGBT kids, making Nevada the 10th state or jurisdiction with such a law. 

May 17 2017 2:34 PM

The contrarian, "feminist," and academic assails Clinton even as Trump's White House falls apart.

May 17 2017 9:54 AM
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