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.

Maybe this is why his approval ratings are some of the lowest ever recorded for a new president.

6:47 AM

There's more than one way to demonstrate against President Trump and his rollback of transgender protections for students, and in this case, it involved loud dance music and rainbow flags.

February 27 2017 11:49 PM

Two gay men were attacked in Key West by a drunk man who used gay slurs and told them, "You live in Trump country now."

February 27 2017 8:54 PM

Donald Trump received an important note placed prominently on a wall separating Mexico from the U.S.

February 27 2017 5:03 PM

Ken Blackwell says it's being redrafted so it will stand up in court.

February 27 2017 3:11 PM Updated

The Moonlight cast rocked GLAAD pins during Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards. 

February 27 2017 2:46 PM

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February 27 2017 11:21 AM
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