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.

While the press secretary said President Trump would denounce the assaults on LGBT centers, he also shrugged off responsibility.

March 16 2017 6:30 PM

The president's proposed budget "takes away vital financial help" for many Americans, Orman says.

March 16 2017 6:21 PM

Curtis's new film, HyperNormalisation, tackles the "growing unreality" of Trump's America and how we can combat it.

March 16 2017 5:52 PM

Trump's so-called "America First" budget would move $54 billion from federal programs over to defense spending.

March 16 2017 2:51 PM

About 50 athletes have signed on to Athlete Ally's letter condemning the state's "bathroom bill," including (from left) Gus Kenworthy, Brittney Griner, and Aydian Dowling.

March 16 2017 8:00 AM

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus recently honored Emmy-winning comedian Kathy Griffin at the 11th annual Crescendo Gala. She returns the favor by highlighting their Lavender Pen tour of the South. 

March 16 2017 6:19 AM

The political career of Oklahoma state Sen. Ralph Shortey looks to be over as police recommend three prostitution-related charges against him, including soliciting sex with a minor.

March 15 2017 8:10 PM
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