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.

Activists at China's Pink Dot festival fight stigmas surounding the country's border control. 

2 hours 55 min ago

In a series of early-morning tweets, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump went after former Miss Universe Alicia Machado.

3:26 PM

Beginning in March, all single-occupancy public restrooms in the state must be open to all genders. California is the first state with such a law.

September 29 2016 11:14 PM

The queen of late night sent reporters to a viewing party at the historic LGBT site to contrast them with conservative viewers in a sports bar.

September 29 2016 9:34 PM

The R&B diva and the presidential candidate sat down recently and discussed breaking the ultimate glass ceiling. Check it out below.

September 29 2016 5:24 PM

Illustrator Matt Furie said it's been “really weird” to see his cartoon become a symbol of white supremacy.

September 29 2016 11:24 AM

Amanda Kerri offers some suggestions, like sneaking diuretics into the candidates' water.

September 29 2016 5:26 AM
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