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.

Republican Greg Gianforte won Thursday's special election in Montana, one day after being charged with assualting a reporter.

May 26 2017 2:32 PM

Clinton joked about her feelings after losing the 2016 election during a commencement speech at her alma mater, Wellesley College.

May 26 2017 1:43 PM

Rep. Barbara Lee called DeVos's statements "appalling and sad."

May 25 2017 6:32 PM

Melissa Nuñez — a trans woman who suffered in a for-profit detention center — wants to know why JPMorgan Chase is financing places like these.

May 25 2017 5:03 AM

Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs says Greg Gianforte body-slammed him because he didn't like a question.

May 24 2017 9:23 PM
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