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.

Trump has been, as Time says, "for better or for worse," the biggest influencer of 2016. 

13 min 37 sec ago

His choice, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has joined in lawsuits against the agency — and against the federal government's guidance on treatment of transgender students.

December 07 2016 9:03 PM

Marine Gen. John Kelly has decades of battle experience — and strong views about women in combat and the Guantanamo Bay military prison.

December 07 2016 5:30 PM

After weeks of a hotly contested recount that delayed results of the 2016 election, newly elected Democrat Roy Cooper thinks it's time for a fresh start.

December 07 2016 1:37 PM

CNN Money talks to LGBT faith leaders who are commited to standing up for marginalized people.

December 06 2016 7:24 PM

Betsy DeVos, a conservative Christian who may lead the nation's public schools, is not a standard ideologue, says Greg McNeilly.

December 06 2016 5:18 PM

Did McCrory finally concede because he may be getting offered a position in the new Trump administration?

December 06 2016 4:59 PM
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