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.

John Kerry issued an apology after the Human Rights Campaign lobbied the secretary of State.

January 09 2017 2:47 PM

The Golden State will no longer fund travel to states that support discrimination.

January 07 2017 3:26 PM

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox says his country will have no part in building a "racist monument" for an "illegitimate president."

January 06 2017 7:27 PM

She reminds us, "You have a right to be exactly who you are," but "you cannot take your freedoms for granted."

January 06 2017 5:13 PM

Another reason to love — and soon miss — Joe Biden.

January 06 2017 4:15 PM
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