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.

Andy Puzder, who heads the parent company of Carl's Jr., is a critic of business regulations and opposes a major increase in the minimum wage.

5:51 PM

The first lady told People that just because she and her husband are aiding in the transition effort doesn't mean she takes back anything she said about Trump during the election.

1:28 PM

The defeat of North Carolina's Pat McCrory proves that progress has not completely ground to a halt, writes HRC's Chad Griffin.

5:46 AM

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

5:32 AM

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
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