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.

Communities around the state threw tutu-wearing parties in response to Sen. Mike Enzi's comments that a man in a tutu is asking for a fight.

5:16 AM

And hosts a "former president" at her Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner

3:33 AM

The president didn't attend, but that didn't keep comic Hasan Minhaj from lampooning the elephant who wasn't in the room.

12:11 AM

The new spot, featuring ordinary citizens, one of them transgender, is being called the right way for ads to address politics — unlike the Kendall Jenner Pepsi commercial.

April 29 2017 7:55 PM

The Bay Area resident had been held in immigration detention for more than a month in Miami.

April 28 2017 3:30 PM

Jonathan Demme is best known for such blockbuster hits as The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, but a documentary on a historic civil rights case may be his most lasting legacy.

April 28 2017 7:12 AM

It's difficult, but the alternative is unthinkable, says author and health care activist Kimberly D. Acquaviva.

April 28 2017 5:23 AM
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