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.

Students at the University of Texas at Austin made headlines waving dildos on campus, to highlight the absurdity that guns are allowed but sex toys are not. 

August 25 2016 11:33 AM

Rachel Maddow took on Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, in a lengthy and substantive interview on Wednesday.

August 25 2016 3:03 AM

The far-right radio host thinks the Agriculture Department's outreach to rural LGBT people is a conspiracy to destroy conservative communities. 

August 24 2016 6:29 PM

The couple are just the latest to boycott the state because of its anti-LGBT  law.

August 24 2016 11:48 AM

A new AP investigation finds the whistle-blowing site has shared data that may endanger private citizens; founder Julian Assange calls the report "recycled news."

August 23 2016 9:48 PM

“This con man is your front man, and now you have to decide whether or not you’re going to follow that,” out New York Times columnist Charles Blow tells a Trump supporter on CNN.

August 23 2016 5:01 PM
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