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.

Colbert adds some levity to the convention, noting the conspicious location of the North Carolina delegation — right next to the bathrooms. 

July 18 2016 7:22 PM Updated

The list includes failed presidential candidate Rick Perry, Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson, and more.
 

July 18 2016 1:34 PM

Trying to turn LGBT people straight or cisgender is abuse, and the Republican Party must help ban it nationally, writes the Trevor Project's Abbe Land.

July 18 2016 5:29 AM

The Republican National Committee chairman denies that a plank regarding parents' control over therapy for their children is an endorsement of the discredited practice.

July 17 2016 7:35 AM

Log Cabin appears unruffled, while former GOProud leader Jimmy LaSalvia denounces Donald Trump's choice of running mate.

July 15 2016 3:06 PM

Twitter users reacted to Donald Trump's announcement of his running mate by pointing out Mike Pence's anti-LGBT record and having a little fun with the campaign's logo.

July 15 2016 1:31 PM Updated
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