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.

He credited his successes to the American people and urged political participation with "decency."

January 10 2017 11:13 PM

The president said Americans would do well to heed the advice of Atticus Finch, the central character from the great novel, "To Kill A Mockingbird:" consider things from another point of view. This is part two.

January 10 2017 10:34 PM

The nation's 44th president and its first black president opened his farewell address to the nation by saying thanks to Americans, even those who did not agree with him. This is part one of four.

January 10 2017 9:55 PM

Obama addresses the nation from Chicago tonight.

January 10 2017 8:11 PM

Agitated but compliant, the senator answered Sen. Patrick Leahy's question about Trump's 2005 "grab them by the pussy" claim, and whether such actions would be unlawful without a woman's consent.

January 10 2017 8:10 PM

The artists, who have both spoken out against Trump, join several others who've nixed performing for him.

January 10 2017 5:37 PM

Donald Trump's nominee for Attorney General promised to uphold laws protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and claimed he supported African-Americans.

January 10 2017 5:06 PM
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